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Barbara

Barbara W. Rutter

d. October 3, 2023

Barbara W. (Weaver) Rutter, 86, of Lancaster, passed away on October 3,

2023

at Legend of Lititz.  She was born December 20,

1936

at Lancaster General

Hospital

,

the only child of the late Harry C. Weaver and

Dorothy

(Weber) Weaver.  Barbara was a

longtime

member of First United Methodist

Church,

Ephrata, PA.

Barbara

married George E. Rutter on

April

27, 1969, and celebrated 52 years of marriage before George passed

away

on

September

2, 2021.

In addition to her

parents

and husband

, she was preceded

in death by George’s two sons, Gregory H. Rutter, August 13, 2021, and

Geoffrey

B. Rutter, May 1, 2006.

She is survived by Greg’s widow

,

Fern Dannis; Greg’s two sons, Bradford G. Rutter, Los Angeles; and

Gregory

H. Rutter II and his wife Christyn and their two children, Ella Jane and Gregory H. III, Lancaster; and sister-in-law, Nancy L. York, wife of Alan W. York, Jr., Greer, SC

.

Barbara

grew up in Ephrata and was a graduate of

Ephrata

High School class of 1954.  After

high school

,

she worked in the offices of Stunzi Silk Mill, Ephrata

;

Armstrong, Lancaster

;

and spent a year at C. Brewer, Honolulu, Hawaii.  After

returning

to Ephrata, she was a secretary at Educators Mutual Life and

Atlantic

Richfield.  In 1971

,

she joined Acme Markets where she was a Buyer for the Mid Atlantic supermarket chain for 26 years until she

retired

in 1997.

Barbara enjoyed golfing and was a member of the Olde Hickory Golf Club for over 30 years

and also played at many golf courses throughout the area.  She enjoyed bowling, was an avid reader and enjoyed puzzle solving –

crosswords

, logic,

sudoku

, numbrix and variety of puzzles.  George and Barbara enjoyed

Caribbean

cruises, vacation in S

ie

sta

Key, F

L

and spent many golfing vacations in Hilton Island, SC.

Graveside services will be held on

Wednesday

, October 11, 2023 at Groffdale Mennonite Church Cemetery, 168 North Groffdale Road, Leola, PA 17540

at 11:00 AM.

I

n lieu of flowers,

contributions

may be made in Barbar

a

’s memory to the

charity

of

one’s

choice.  To leave an online

condolence

for the family, please

visit

:

www.

DeBordSnyder.com
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