September 21 2022
Ruth E. Dusman Grove of York, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. Born in Hanover on October 15th, she was the daughter of the late John C. and Rene (Bechtel) Barnhart. She was the loving wife of the late Eugen H. Grove. She was also preceded in death by her first husband the late Maurice R. Dusman. Ruth was a waitress for many years at the Stonybrook Family Restaurant. She also waitressed at the Lincoln Woods Inn, the Sword and Shield, Bupps Dairy, and Hanover’s Lucky Spot. She was also the coat check at the Roosevelt Tavern for many years. She started her working career by helping the war effort making footwear for our troops at Coulson Heel. She lit up a room with her personality and enjoyed being around people. Ruth loved to spend time with her family, being outdoors working on her flower and vegetable gardens, and playing cards. Earlier in life she played electric guitar in a band and had the vocal talent to yodel. She liked watching York Little League, Central League, and Orioles Baseball. Ruth is survived by her children Patricia D. Russell, and her husband Thomas of York, Barry G. Dusman, and his wife Sue Ann of York, Lynn Rose Mehring, and her husband Craig of York, and Bruce C. Dusman, and his wife Roberta of York. She is also survived by her grandchildren Molly Greenwood and husband, Lane Dusman and wife, John Mehring and wife, Ginni Dusman, and Sara Noonan and husband, her 6 great-grandchildren, her sister Gladys Shearer, and her brothers Nevin and Earl Barnhart. She was preceded in death by her brothers Burnell, Cletus, Johnny, and George Barnhart. Private services for Ruth will be held at the convenience of the family, with interment in Susquehanna Memorial Gardens. Contributions in Ruth’s memory may be made to the SPCA of York County, 3159 Susquehanna Trail North, York, PA 17406. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of SpiriTrust Lutheran Hospice who helped us with Ruth’s journey. Arrangements by the Etzweiler Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, 1111 East Market Street, York, PA 17403.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Ruth E Dusman Grove September 21 2022.
Death notice for the town of: York, state: Pennsylvania