Ruth H. Barger, 98, of Dillsburg, peacefully left Elmcroft of Dillsburg for her eternal home on Sunday, December 2, 2018.

She was born July 19, 1920, in Brooklyn, NY the daughter of the late Daniel and Hazel (Miller) Paterson. She was preceded in death by her dear brother Douglas Paterson, killed during WW II.

Ruth was the widow of the Reverend Henry (Harry) Barger who passed away in 1995.

She was a missionary working with Camp Site Evangelism. Ruth was a member of the West Shore Evangelical Free Church, Mechanicsburg. She was a church organist while in NY and enjoyed singing. Ruth was an avid reader and traveled around the world. Her sense of humor, ready smile, and laughter were appreciated by everyone.

Ruth is survived by a son, Ronald D. Barger of Carlisle. Caring for him was her greatest joy.

Services will be held Saturday, December 8, 2018, at 11:00 am in the Chapel of the Church of God Home, 801 North Hanover St., Carlisle. A visitation will be held Saturday from 10:30-11:00 am in the chapel. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family in the Dillsburg Cemetery-Mountain Road.

Memorial contributions may be made to the West Shore Evangelical Free Church, 1345 Williams Grove Rd., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.

An online guestbook can be signed at www.cocklinfuneralhome.com

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