Ruth E Shriner obituary 1941~2021
Mrs. Ruth E Shriner (Rowe), 80, of Waynesboro, PA, passed away Friday morning, September 10, 2021 at UPMC Harrisburg.
Born January 1, 1941 in Five Forks, PA, she was the daughter of the late Silas H. Rowe and Pearl (Unger) Shindledecker.
She and her husband, the late Ronald E. Shriner, were married on October 23, 1960 in Winchester, VA. Mr. Shriner died on July 29, 1990.
Mrs. Shriner worked at the Waynesboro Knitting Mill, Knouse Foods, Heinz Company, Thrift Drug, Fort Ritchie Commissary, and she retired from Drug Fair.
She was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Waynesboro and Women of the Moose Lodge #1191, where she went through the chairs to Sr. Regent. She was also a member of the National AARP.
Mrs. Shriner was an avid bingo player who enjoyed listening to country blue grass music, helping in the bingo halls at carnivals and spending time with her cats.
She is survived by two sons, Louis C. Pauley (Nancy) of Waynesboro and Silas E. Shriner (Darlene) of Waynesboro; four grandchildren, Chasity Bechtel (Travis), Kyle Shriner, Michael Pauley, and Cori Bowers (John); two step-grandchildren, Ryan Ickes (Michelle) and Carly Wolf (Jerry); four great-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; two sisters, Darla Schroyer and Karolina Barnhart, both of Waynesboro; her niece whom she helped to raise, Bobbi Jo Haugh; and several additional nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her longtime companion, Grayson Young and her brother whom she helped to raise, Skip Haugh.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, September 15, 2021 in Green Hill Cemetery, 953 S. Potomac St., Waynesboro.
It was her request to have no public viewing.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: The Antietam Humane Society, 8513 Lyons Road, Waynesboro, PA 17268.
Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro, is handling the arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.