Ruth Hamilton

Ruth Hamilton

Tuesday, April 6th, 1937 Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

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Obituary for Ruth V. Hamilton (Zeis)

Ruth V. Zeis Hamilton, 82, of Shippensburg, PA, passed away Thursday evening, May 2, 2019 at Chambersburg Hospital. Born April 6, 1937 in Fort Loudon, she was a daughter of the late George and Eliza Jane Ketzel Zeis. She had been employed for many years at Howard Johnson’s in Chambersburg. She loved to decorate for all of the seasons. Ruth enjoyed walking, crocheting, cleaning, and spending time with her family. Her husband of fifty years, John R. Hamilton, preceded her in death on September 30, 2005.

She is survived by her siblings, John Zeis, Verna Youse, Howard Zeis, George Zeis (Evelyn) and Roy Zeis (Margaret), all of Mercersburg, Daniel Zeis (Judy) and Helen Sipes, all of Chambersburg, and Esther Graham (Glenn) of Orrstown, as well as many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Zeis.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Thursday, May 9, 2019 in the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA. Rev. Murray Stevens will officiate. Interment will follow at Parklawns Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM Wednesday at the funeral home.

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home
    333 Falling Spring Rd.
    Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Thursday, May 9th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home
    333 Falling Spring Road
    Thursday, May 9th, 2019
    Rev. Murray B. Stevens
  • Interment

    Parklawns Memorial Gardens
    3218 Philadelphia Ave.
    Chambersburg, PA
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Robin Barnhart

Aunt Ruth I will always remember the many days we spent together when I was a young girl. Always enjoyed being with you an Uncel John. My home away from home. You will be forever in my heart. I love you. R.I.P. Spread those beautiful wings an fly.
Comment | Posted at 12:05pm via Condolence

S. Ellis

May you have comfort in the memories of your loved one. (2 Corinthians 1:3-4) The
Bible gives real hope of being reunited again with your loved one. It promises that
your loved one will soon come back to life in the resurrection to a peaceful paradise
on the earth. (John 5:28, 29)


S. Ellis
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