Updated Announcement for Ruth
Fields - Viewing Times added below:
Ruth Fields of Carlisle, Pennsylvania
July 6, 1928 - September 3, 2019
Ruth Fields, 91, of Carlisle, passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 in Forest Park Health Center, Carlisle. She was born on July 6, 1928 in Scranton and was a daughter of the late Ian and Bessie (Williams) Coleman and was preceded in death by husband John M. “Jack” Fields, Sr. and daughter Lynne Schaefer.
Ruth and Jack owned and operated the former Murphy & Clouse Feed Mill for many years in South Middleton Twp. Ruth volunteered many years and was a former coordinator with the Carlisle Meals on Wheels. She was a faithful member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Carlisle and their altar guild. Ruth was also a member of the Order of Eastern Star.
She is survived by, John M. “Jay” Fields, Jr. (Pattie) of Binghamton, NY, Paul R. Fields (Linda) of Hallstead and Scott R. Fields (Mary) of Fredericksburg, VA, and son-in-law Ken Shaefer of New Castle, DE and eight grandchildren and many great grandchildren.
A viewing will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, September 9, 2019 at the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle and funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 in St. John’s Episcopal Church, On the Square in Carlisle with Rev. Adam Kradel officiating. Burial will follow at Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle.
Pray for the Souls of the Faithful Departed and let light perpetual shine upon them. Amen