Ruth B. Ziegler, 98

July 26, 2020

Ruth B. Ziegler, lovingly known as Ruthie, passed away peacefully on July 26, 2020 at Evergreen Estates. Born in Lancaster she was the daughter of the Late Harry M. and Caroline (Scholhaimer) Kirchner. She was the loving wife of William D. Ziegler, who passed in 1997.

Ruth worked as a Photo Tube Tester at RCA for 18 faithful years. Ruthie was also a sports fan: she played softball, loved bowling, and did well in the seniors games. She was a Philadelphia Phillies superfan. When not watching or playing sports, she enjoyed volunteering for Meals on Wheels.

Ruthie is survived by her step daughters Linda Davidhizar and Sandy Ziegler, and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents she is preceded in death by her siblings, Paul, Anna, and Mildred.

A graveside service will be held at 11AM on Friday, August 7, 2020 at Laurel Hill Cemetery, 845 Laurel Hill Rd, Columbia, PA 17512. In lieu of flowers a memorial donation may be made in Ruth’s name to Meals on Wheels of America, 1550 Crystal Drive, Suite 1004, Arlington, Virginia 22202.

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October 11, 2020

My deapest sympathy to all the Kirchner family.  My late mother, Alice M. Money, and Aunt Ruthie were best friends since childhood living one street apart growing up in Lancaster.  Some of my fondest memories of Aunt Ruthie and Uncle Bill were sitting at their kitchen table playing cards.  Last year Aunt Ruthie gave me a photo of her and my mom when they were young women which is on my home office desk.  Aunt Ruthie, you are missed.  I know you and my mom are together touring around Heaven.  Love you.
Therese (“Terry”) L. Money

August 09, 2020

Our condolences goes out to all the Kirchner families and all their families. We have known all of them since we were little kids.   You are all in our thoughts and prayers.   Linda (Horn) Himelwright   and     Giles & Pat (Horn) Wickersham

Friday, August 07, 2020
11:00 AM
Laurel Hill Cemetery
845 Laurel Hill Rd
Columbia, PA 17512
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