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Patricia J. (Ruggles) Harpster

September 8, 1930 ~ September 1, 2020 (age 89)

Obituary

Patricia J. Harpster, 89, of Hollidaysburg, passed away Tuesday at Homewood at Martinsburg.

She was born in Hollidaysburg, daughter of the late Edgar and Mary (Ebersole) Ruggles.

She shared 68 years of marriage with her husband, Dean J. Harpster, whom she married June 7, 1952.

She is survived by her husband, Dean; a daughter, Joan Kensinger (Ronald); two sons:  Jeff (Sherri) and Dave; four grandchildren:  Mark, Kyle, Jessica, and Justin; and three great-grandchildren:  Elena, Caroline, and Harper.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Jean Davidson.

She graduated from Hollidaysburg High School, and then earned her Associate’s of Science Degree at Mount Aloysius.  In 1990, she retired as a Registered Nurse from Nason Hospital.  She was a lifelong member of Zion Lutheran Church in Hollidaysburg, and in her free time, she enjoyed reading and cross-stitch.

Friends will be received Thursday, September 3rd from 4:00 until the 6:00 service led by Reverend David Bowman at Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Hollidaysburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Zion Lutheran Church in Hollidaysburg or to the Hollidaysburg Free Public Library.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
September 3, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc.
422 North Juniata Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

Funeral Service
Thursday
September 3, 2020

6:00 PM
Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc.
422 North Juniata Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

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