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Ruby E. (Shirey) Shoemaker

February 14, 1932 ~ May 19, 2021 (age 89)

Obituary

Ruby E. Shoemaker, 89 of Bedford died on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at her residence.  She was born on February 14, 1932 in Cresaptown, MD a daughter of the late Harry E. and Carrie (Bowman) Shirey Sr. On March 15, 1952 in Cresaptown, MD she married Harold Shoemaker who survives along with three sons: C. Rhett Shoemaker and wife Deborah, Max A. Shoemaker and wife Nancy, and Brooks R. Shoemaker and wife Jennifer, all of Bedford; eight grandchildren: Travis James Shoemaker and wife Christine, Amanda Foor and husband Josh, Casey Shoemaker, Chad Shoemaker and wife Meggie, Mollie Turkovich and husband Robert III, Taylor Shoemaker, Nathan Shoemaker, and Samantha Shoemaker; four great-grandchildren; and three nieces.  She was preceded in death by five brothers: Chancey, Forest, Bruce, Clifton, and Harry E. Shirey Jr.; and a one sister, Lillian Martz.

Ruby worked as a billing clerk for Potomac Edison Electric Company. She was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church and enjoyed being at home, cleaning, reading, and spending time with her family.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel at the Timothy A. Berkebile Funeral Home, in Bedford, with Rev. Paul Crawford officiating.  Friends will be received one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Bethel United Methodist Church, 140 Ross Drive, Bedford, PA 15522.  Our online guestbook is available at www.berekebilefuneralhome.com.

 

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
May 26, 2021

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Berkebile Funeral Home
214 South Juliana Street
Bedford, PA 15522

Funeral Service
Wednesday
May 26, 2021

4:00 PM
Berkebile Funeral Home
214 South Juliana Street
Bedford, PA 15522

Donations

Bethel United Methodist Church
140 Ross Drive, Bedford PA 15522

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