Shivery Funeral Home, Inc

Ruth A. Hohenstein, age 96 of Willow Street, formerly of Buffalo, NY, and Bel Air, MD, passed away at Willow Valley on Tuesday, June 25, 2019.  She was the wife of the late Marvin R. Hohenstein, who passed away on December 19, 2017.  She was born in Buffalo, NY, daughter of the late Herman & Mabel Muench Keim.  She attended Bellevue Presbyterian Church of Gap and in the past was a member of North Park Lutheran Church of Buffalo, NY.  She attended Valparaiso University.  She enjoyed reading, volunteering through her church and most of all, spending time with her family.  Surviving are two children, Marcia wife of Ronald Tyrrell of Quarryville, and Peter husband of Jacquelyn Hohenstein of Charlotte, NC; five grandchildren: Rachael wife of Michael Wehn of Terre Hill, Bethany wife of Andrew Atkinson of Oxford, Mary Tyrrell of Chambersburg, PA, Alexander Hohenstein and Gregory husband of Ellie Hohenstein both of Charlotte, NC; six great grandchildren: Christopher, Simon and Elliott Wehn, Anna and Luke Atkinson, and Aubrey Hohenstein. She was preceded in death by two siblings:  Howard Keim and Lorraine Mallue.


A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 6th at 11 a.m. at the Bellevue Presbyterian Church, 810 Newport Avenue, Gap, PA.  Interment will be held prior to the memorial service.  The family will greet friends following the memorial service.  In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Bellevue Presbyterian Church.