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Paula Mae (Swartz) Ruble

October 25, 1948 ~ March 1, 2013 (age 64)

Paula Mae (Swartz) Ruble

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Paula Mae (Swartz) Ruble, 64, of Mechanicsburg, died at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill on Friday, March 1, 2013.  She was born in Harrisburg, on October 25, 1948, daughter of the late Paul Edward Swartz and Priscilla (Swartz) Evans.

Paula’s survivors include her loving husband of 39 years, Duane Ruble; her two sons, Chad Ruble and his wife Stacey of Mechanicsburg, Matthew Ruble of Mechanicsburg; her grandson, Gage Ruble; her step-daughter, Cynthia Ruble Brown and her husband Richard of Huntingdon, and their children, Alexa McGraw, Laura Brown, Richard Brown, Ed Brown; her sister, Nancy L. Dougherty and her husband John of Harrisburg; and her nieces and nephews.

Paula graduated from Susquehanna Township High School as part of the class of 1966 and enjoyed hosting some of their class reunions at her farmhouse.  She was a head majorette and a member on the varsity basketball team in high school.  Paula retired from Cumberland Valley School District, after almost 20 years of service as a teachers’ aide at Monroe Elementary School.  She absolutely adored the children at the school.  Prior to having her family, she was employed as an executive secretary at Harsco.  Paula was a vocal supporter at her children’s sporting events, which included swimming and soccer in their younger years.  She loved to travel, listening and dancing to music, hanging out at the pool, Penn State Football, and had a very special place for all animals especially her cats and dogs.

All are welcome to join Paula’s family at her Celebration of Life Gathering on Sunday, March 10, 2013, from 2:00 until 6:00 with a Service of Remembrance from 4:00 to 4:30 at Allenberry Resort Inn and Playhouse, Beltzhoover Terrace, 1559 Boiling Springs Road, Boiling Springs, PA 17007, with Reverend Donald Robinson officiating.  The family invites you to wear and welcomes casual clothing.  Cremation and then burial in Rolling Green Memorial Park in Camp Hill were private.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to: Paula M. Ruble Education Fund, C/O Members 1st Federal Credit Union, P.O. Box 40, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.

Paula’s family has entrusted her care to Myers–Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421.  Read Paula’s full obituary, share your memories and photos, offer your condolences and view her memorial video and portrait at

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Celebration of Life

Allenberry Resort
1559 Boiling Springs Road
Boiling Springs, PA 17007

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