Ruth Marie (Miller) Partner

Born: Sun., Apr. 4, 1920
Died: Tue., Mar. 31, 2015


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Mon., Apr. 06, 2015
Location: Guss Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Apr. 06, 2015
Location: Guss Funeral Home, Inc.


Mon., Apr. 06, 2015
Location: Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery

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     Ruth M. Partner, 94, of Beaver Springs, formerly of Mifflin,  passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at her home.

     Born April 4, 1920, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Anna (Kline) Miller. Her husband of 36 years, William Haines Partner, died on August 26, 1984.

     She is survived by one daughter, Donna M. Beers and husband, Barry, of White Deer; one son, James E. Beaver and wife, Donna, of Beaver Springs; seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, 27 great-great grandchildren and two great-great-great grandchildren.

     She was preceded in death by one daughter Connie (Beaver) Casner on April 26, 1969, four sisters, two brothers, one great-granddaughter, and two great-great-grandsons.

     Earlier in life, Ruth was a clerk at the Capitol, and then worked as an aide at the Selinsgrove Center.

     She was baptized in the Seventh Day Adventist Church, was a member of the women's auxiliary of VFW Post #5863, Mifflintown since 1952, and a life member of American Legion Post 298 Women's Auxiliary, Mifflintown, which she joined in1948. She also managed the American Legion for many years.

     She enjoyed crocheting blankets, shopping, and gardening, but the thing she loved most was spending time with her family.

     Her funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 6, at Guss Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, with Pastor Carl E. Varner and Pastor Anthony Crawford officiating.  Interment will be in Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown. There will be a viewing from 10 a.m. until the time of the services Monday at the funeral home.

      In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Guss Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, PA 17059.

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Allen Dressler
   Posted Thu May 14, 2015
Donna, sorry to hear about your mother, I always liked your mom and dad. They were great people.