Bom-Wrapper

Ruth Forbes

Ruth Forbes

Tuesday, March 23rd, 1926 Monday, June 29th, 2020

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Ruth Forbes, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Ruth Forbes.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Ruth's Tribute Fund's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Ruth's Tribute Fund's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.

Obituary

Obituary for Ruth E. Forbes

Ruth E. Forbes, age 94, of Chambersburg, PA, passed away on Monday, June 29, 2020, at Chambers Point Nursing Home. Born March 23, 1926, in Fannettsburg, PA, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Edna Fleming Hill.
Mrs. Forbes was a graduate of the former Metal Township High School. She worked on the Production Line at Pet Ritz, where she later retired. Joyful in nature, she always had a smile for you. Along with her sister, Kathleen, Ruth enjoyed helping their brother, Bob with craft shows. She also enjoyed working puzzles.
The last of her immediate family, Mrs. Forbes is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, W. Harry Forbes, Jr. in 1997 and her siblings, Kathleen Snider, and Richard, James, and Robert Hill.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 9, 2020, at 1 PM in the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Rd., Chambersburg, PA, where Pastor Phil Foster will officiate. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service in the funeral home. Interment will follow the service in Parklawns Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Menno Haven Benevolent Fund, 2011 Scotland Avenue, or the Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter, 5051 Letterkenny Road West, both in Chambersburg, PA 17201.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Ruth E. Forbes, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
Read Less

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Ruth

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 9th, 2020 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home
    333 Falling Spring Rd.
    CHAMBERSBURG
    Thursday, July 9th, 2020
    11:00am - 1:00pm
  • Service

    Thursday, July 9th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home
    333 Falling Spring Road
    CHAMBERSBURG
    Thursday, July 9th, 2020
    1:00pm
  • Interment

    Parklawns Memorial Gardens
    3218 Philadelphia Ave.
    Chambersburg, PA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each

Subscribe to Updates

We encourage you to share any memorable photos or stories about Ruth. All tributes placed on and purchased through this memorial website will remain on in perpetuity for generations.

Tribute Wall

Private Condolence
Would you like to attach a photo or video to your condolence?

No video recorded.

The Cook Family and Nichole & John Cook sent flowers to the family of Ruth E. Forbes.
Hand delivered by a local florist
Flowers
The Cook Family and Nichole & John Cook sent flowers to the family of Ruth E. Forbes.
Hand delivered by a local florist
TF

The Cook Family

Flower Image

Memorial Flowers Purchased

The Cook Family purchased the Tender Tribute for the family of Ruth Forbes.
Comment | Posted at 08:36pm via Floral Arrangements
NC

Nichole & John Cook

Coffee & Ice Cream Visits... And a Loving Smile...Aunt Ruth will always be with us... Love Always Nichole Henson & John Cook.
Flower Image

Memorial Flowers Purchased

Nichole & John Cook purchased the Care and Compassion Spray and planted a memorial tree for the family of Ruth Forbes.
Comment | Posted at 08:31pm via Floral Arrangements
Loading...

Why light a candle?

This is why you should light a candle..

Share by: