Ruth B. Poffenberger, 80

April 03, 2010

SEPT. 30, 1929-APRIL 2, 2010

Ruth B. Poffenberger, 80, of Hagerstown died Friday, April 2, 2010, at Reeders Memorial Home, Boonsboro.

Born Sept. 30, 1929, she was the daughter of the late John Thomas and Mary Agnes Marker Arnold.

Ruth was a life member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Myersville, where she was a beloved preschool Sunday School teacher for 49 years. She was a 1946 graduate of Middletown High School and retired in 1991 from Tri-State Printing, Hagerstown.

She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, always putting her family first. Ruth enjoyed gardening, counted cross-stitch and puzzles.

Ruth is survived by her husband, Richard L. Poffenberger; one son, Daryl L. Poffenberger and his wife Ruth of Mount Pleasant; and two grandsons, Michael R. Poffenberger and his wife Amy Jo of Frederick, and Kevin P. Poffenberger of Mount Pleasant.

Preceding Ruth in death was her sister, Mary Mowen.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, April 5, 2010, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Myersville, with Pastor David Howell officiating.


Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service at the church on Monday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 13, Myersville, MD 21773.

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