Obituaries

Ronald D. Book

September 21, 2020

Ron went home to be with His Savior on September 21, 2020, and meet family and friends that have gone on before him. He was reunited with his wife of 35 years, the late Patsy A. (Lutz) Book and his parents, the late Paul G. and Pauline B. (Boettger) Book.

He was a 1958 graduate of Lampeter-Strasburg High School. Ron worked nearly 50 years as a flooring installer and salesman for Harnish & Charles and later Nickel Mines Floor Covering.

He was a longtime member of Lampeter United Methodist Church where he served as the custodian for 30 years. Ron enjoyed gardening, attending L-S sporting events, bus trips, gospel music, and working as an usher at the American Music Theater for 15 years.

Ron is survived by his four children: Cindy L., wife of Troy S. Burkhart of New Providence, James D. husband of Amy Book of Cumberland, MD, Krista L. Ingram of Denver, Jeff A., husband of Stephanie Book of Manheim; Eleven grandchildren, and a brother, Glenn P., husband of Brenda Book of Lancaster.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1PM on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at Lampeter United Methodist Church, Book and Village Rds, Lancaster, PA. Interment will be private in Strasburg Mennonite Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ron’s memory may be made to Camp Echoing Hills “A Legacy of Hope & Love”, 36272 County Rd 79, Warsaw, OH 43844.

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Condolences to the Family

September 29, 2020

Cindy and family. So sorry for the loss of Dad. Now he is with your Mother again. Hugs thoughts and prayer to the complete Book family. Shirley Henry Hess

September 26, 2020

My sincere condolences and prayers to Ron’s children and the rest of his family. I can imagine Ron is having a wonderful time in Heaven and rejoicing as he meets his Savior face to face and reunites with loved ones who went on before.  May you find comfort and strength in that.
Gene Mitchell classmate LS class of ’58

September 25, 2020

To the Book family
You are in our thoughts and prayers
Jay&Naomi Carper

September 25, 2020

I have really enjoyed working with you for five years at AMT. You were always a kind, gentle and soft-spoken person. You will surely be missed by your many friends, family and co-workers. My most sincere condolences to your family.
John Cox

September 25, 2020

On behalf of the Class of 1958 we send our thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathy to Ron’s family & friends.  He was always friendly and we enjoyed when he shared his time with us at our luncheon get togethers.    
Pearl Mellott Koch

September 24, 2020

My thoughts and prayers to Ron’s family & friends… so hard to believe he passed. Working with Ron @ AMT, I enjoyed his kind, warm personality. It was always a pleasure to talk with him. He will truly be missed. My deepest sympathy to you. Brenda (Rineer) Fay 

September 24, 2020

So very sorry to hear of Mr. Books passing.  He was such a kind person.  We will miss seeing him on his walks and talking with him.  Our sincere sympathy to his family at this difficult time.
Steven and Joan Gaul

September 23, 2020

So sorry to hear of Ron’s death. He was a very nice man. I remember the happy times he and Patsy had together with my sister Brenda and her husband Glenn at their farm on Strasburg Pike. Our sincerest condolences to all of you.
 
Sandra Sloden Cauler
Walter Wall

September 23, 2020

Jeff and family, We hadn’t seen your Dad since you and Mike graduated from LS until we ran into him at the Nicole Mines Flooring. He was such a nice man and always enjoyed talking to him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We are sorry for your loss.
Anita, Jerry Brooks and family
 

September 23, 2020

You all have our sincere condolences.  I have no clue where to begin since I’ve known him for so very long.  Your dad and mom were such good friends to my parents and brother Jesse.  Your dad still continued to stay in contact with my mom (Sarah Blevins) after my dad and brother passed, which meant a lot to her. He was also one of the orginals who help founded the Lampeter Untied Methodist Church with my mom and dad.  Our prayers for you is that God will just surround you with strength, healing, comfort and His love in this truly difficult time.  I’m so sure there is quite the reunion going on in Heaven.  Jerry and Cindy (Elsen) Seig

September 23, 2020

So sorry to hear about Ron’s passing. He was a wonderful man. 
Perozich family

September 23, 2020

Cindy and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. You’re in my prayers 🙏🏻  
– Marcia Reed

September 23, 2020

Miss you already my friend, I will cherish our friendship for ever! Rest In Peace!
Mark Goodrich

September 23, 2020

Krista, Jim, Cindy and Jeff, my heart breaks for you! Losing a parent is so hard! It was only a little over 2 years ago that I list my mom and it feels like yesterday. Your dad was a great man. I have many fond memories of him.  Your family will be in my prayers!  – Donna Sheaffer

September 22, 2020

RIP Ron – it’s been many years since I’ve seen you, but the memories of the time I spent with you and your family are never forgotten. Give my best to Patsy as well!
Dan Ranck

Services
Saturday, September 26, 2020
1:00 PM
Lampeter United Methodist Church
1101 Village Rd
Lancaster, PA
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