Ruth E. Allen

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Ruth b. Allen, 83, of Fort :DVKLQJWRQ, GLHG RQ 0Dy 18, 2013 at Fort :DVKLQJ­ton bstates. She was a res­i­dent of Am­bler and Fort :DVKLQJWRQ DQG IRUPHUOy lived at Gwynedd bstates. She was born in Dover Town­ship, ma., on Dec. 21, 1929, to the late Henry and 0DUy (OOHQ ((yVWHU) 6SDKU.

5uWK wDV D JUDGuDWH RI DRYHU AUHD HLJK 6FKRRO and Millersville Univer­sity, where she earned a BA in ed­u­ca­tion. She was em­ployed as a teacher for West York School Dis­trict for 20 years. She was a very ded­i­cated teacher over her 40-year ca­reer and also WDuJKW VSHFLDO HGuFDWLRQ.

0UV. AOOHQ wDV JHQHURuV and do­nated to many chari- WLHV LQFOuGLQJ WKH 63CA RI York, ma., the Sierra Club DQG WKH 6MRJUHQ’V 6yQ­drome Foun­da­tion. She HQMRyHG WDNLQJ wDONV DQG VSHQGLQJ time out­doors, loved an­i­mals, clas­si­cal mu­sic and lit­er­a­ture.

Mrs. Allen is sur­vived by her son, Daniel Allen and wLIH DRQQD ((DUQVKDw) of mhiladel­phia, ma.; two VWHS-JUDQGFKLOGUHQ, AOHx and brin Dice­sare; her sis­ter, bva Hoff­man of Mary­land; two broth­ers, Richard Spahr of West York, ma., DQG (uJHQH 6SDKU RI DRver, ma.; and many nieces and neph­ews. She was

James A. Car­ney

SUH-GHFHDVHG Ey VLEOLQJV Bernard Spahr, Mary Jane Wick­kiser, Thelma bisen­hooth and Helen Walker. A me­mo­rial ser­vice was held at (PLJ Fu­neral Home, 7 N. nueen St, Dover, mA 17315, on Satur­day, May 25, at 1p.m.

Me­mo­rial do­na­tions can EH PDGH LQ OLHu RI flRw­ers in Ruth’s name to the 6MRJUHQ’V 6yQGURPH FRuQ­da­tion, 6707 Democ­racy Blvd., Ste. 325, Bethesda, 0D 20817. www.VMRJUHQV. RUJ.

Con­do­lences may be made at www.ciavarel­li­fu­ner­al­homes.com.

(OLQRU 6. (6PHWKuUVW) Cromp­ton of Southamp­ton, ma., died Satur­day, May 18, 2013, DW AELQJWRQ 0HPRULDO Hos­pi­tal-Warmin­ster. She was 93.

She was born Nov. 26, 1919, in Detroit, Mich., but cel­e­brated her birth­day on May 26. She was the GDuJKWHU RI WKH late John R. and Florence (Thack­DUD) 6PHWKuUVW and the wife of the late Robert D. Cromp­ton. She moved to the lo­cal area in later child­hood and lived in Am­bler, North Hills and Ard­s­ley.

6KH wDV D 1938 JUDGuDWH RI AELQJWRQ HLJK 6FKRRO DQG 1942 JUDGuDWH RI :HVW Ch­ester Univer­sity, where she re­ceived a B.S. in el­e­men­tary ed­u­ca­tion. She WDuJKW LQ CRDWHVYLOOH DQG

Mar­garet El­iz­a­beth (Bra­zier) Ely

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