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Fern R. Elliott

November 6, 1917 — June 26, 2013

Fern R. Elliott, 95, of Lewisburg, formerly of Winfield, entered into rest on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at RiverWoods.

She was born on November 6, 1917 in Swengel, the daughter of the late Ray and Ida (Zechman) Ruhl. On May 30, 1942, in New Berlin she married Harry L. Elliott, who preceded her in death on May 23, 2003. Together, they shared 61 years of memories.

Fern graduated from Mifflinburg High School, class of 1935.

Mrs. Elliott worked for many years at J.J. Newberry's in Lewisburg.

Fern was a member of Christ's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lewisburg.

She enjoyed doing crochet and boating with her family. Fern's family was the purpose and joy of her life.

Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Robert E. Elliott and wife Patricia of Lewisburg, two daughters, Carol J. Bower and husband Daniel of Elimsport, Betty Jane Shoemaker and husband Roger of Millmont, one brother, Fred Ruhl of Williamsport, 7 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Lester L. Voneida, in 1939; three brothers, Robert, Harold, and Eugene Ruhl, and one great-grandson, Breck Eugene, in infancy.

Family and friends are invited to the visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday at the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut Street, Mifflinburg where the funeral will be held at 11, with The Rev. William S. Henderson, officiating.

Interment will be in Mifflinburg Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Fern's memory may be sent to the RiverWoods Benevolent Fund, 3201 River Road, Lewisburg, Pa 17837, or Christ's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 100 S 3rd St, Lewisburg, PA 17837.

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