Ruth Mae Donmoyer, 95, worked at Doneckers, Bethany UCC member, enjoyed doing crafts

By on August 24, 2016

Ruth Mae (Donley) Donmoyer, 95, of Maple Farm, Akron, passed away, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016.

Ruth was born in Gap, on May 21, 1921. She was married to Lester J. “Whitey” Donmoyer who preceded her in death in 1968.

Ruth was a member of Friendly Circle at Lincoln and a member of Bethany United Church of Christ of Ephrata. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, reading, and doing crafts of all types. She worked at Eby Shoe Co. in Ephrata, at Harris’s Department store and Doneckers in Ephrata.

She is survived by her daughter: Judy (Larry) Meckley of Lititz; two granddaughters: Jaci (Ken) Nicely of Glenmoore; Jeni (Kevin) Martzall of Lititz; and two great-granddaughters: Danielle and Emalie Martzall, Lititz.

She was predeceased by one brother and two sisters.

Services were held Aug. 23, at Paul L. Gravenor Home for Funerals, Ephrata.

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Hospice and Community Care: Essa Flory Center, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.

Paul L. Gravenor Home for Funerals, Ephrata, had charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at

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