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Ruth V. Dermer, 89, of Hyndman went to be with the Lord Saturday Aug. 5, 2017, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, Cumberland, Md.
Born Dec. 5, 1927, in Hyndman, she was a daughter of the late George and Minerva (Mull) Clites. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Paul B. Dermer Jr; a daughter, Roxie Birmingham; brothers, Raymond, Franklin, Samuel, Clyde and Robert Clites; and sisters, Ollie Mae Sudduth and Sarah Hutzell.
She is survived by sons, Kenny Dermer and wife, JoAnn, of Hyndman, and Brian Dermer and wife, Angela, of Berlin; a grandson whom she raised, Jeff Dermer; daughters, Judy Rank and husband, Joey, of LaVale, Linda Miller and husband, Joe, of Hyndman, Sandy Aurndt and husband, Bill, of Berlin; a son-in-law, Rick Birmingham of Chambersburg; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Ruth worked at Horner's Food Market, Diest Pharmacy and Russell Emerick's Butcher Shop. She was a life member of the Hyndman Church of the Brethren and was a faithful servant of the Lord willing to reach out to all. She enjoyed gardening, flowers and hummingbirds.
Friends will be received at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home Inc., 169 Clarence St., Hyndman, on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Charles Hay officiating. Friends will be received one hour prior to the service.
Burial will follow at Hyndman Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hyndman Church of the Brethren, P.O. Box 15, Hyndman, Pa. 15545. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.zeiglerfuneralhome.com.
Published on August 6, 2017
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