Linda M. Engle, 63, MCHS grad, Engle Body Shop secretary, enjoyed car shows, animals

By on November 8, 2017

Linda M. Engle, 63, of Quentin, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, at the Health Center of Cornwall Manor.

She was the wife of James E. Engle, whom she married March 16, 1974. Linda was born in Manheim on Feb. 19, 1954, daughter of the late J. Robert and Mae Bradley Ruhl.

Linda was a 1972 graduate of Manheim Central High School. She was secretary at the family business, Engle Body Shop, Inc. She was a member of Ruhl’s United Methodist Church, Manheim and Cornwall United Methodist Church, and a member of the former Quentin Auxiliary. Linda enjoyed old cars, car shows, animals, gardening, cooking and baking.

Linda is survived by, in addition to her husband Jim, her sons: James E. Jr., husband of Sharry Engle; Jay Arthur Engle, both of Lebanon; sister: Peggy, wife of Clayton Gromling of Manheim; brothers: Robert, husband of Shirl Ruhl of Annville; Dennis, husband of Anne Ruhl of Ephrata; Glenn, husband of Cheryl Ruhl of Lititz; Charles, husband of Gail Ruhl of Manheim; several nieces and nephews.

Services were held Nov. 4 at Cornwall United Methodist Church, Cornwall, with the Rev. James Heath officiating. Interment was in the Cornwall Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Linda’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society or Cornwall UM Church.

Arrangements were entrusted to Porterfield-Scheid Funeral Directors & Cremation Services, Lebanon. Condolences may be posted to

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