Marion E. Rudy, 90, owned Marion’s Draperies, Lititz Mennonite Church member, flower arranger

By on June 20, 2018

Marion E. Rudy, 90, formerly of Ephrata, passed away peacefully at Landis Homes, Lititz, on Saturday, June 16, 2018.

Born in Willow Street, she was the daughter of the late David and Anna Leaman Breckbill. She was the loving wife of Clarence E. Rudy for 67 years.

In her earlier years, Marion worked at the former Ohio Table Pad, Leola, and was the owner of Marion’s Draperies. She graduated from the former East Lampeter High School in 1945. Marion was an active and faithful member of the Lititz Mennonite Church where she helped with decorations and funeral luncheons and enjoyed her share group. Her interests included flower arranging and gardening, sewing, and spending time with her family.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, are four children: Julia A. Weller, companion of Richard Abrams of Quakertown; Kathleen A., wife of Alan E. Miller of Akron; Kenneth C., husband of Pamela Menges Rudy of Millersburg; and Mary Ann, wife of Mark Palladino of Barto; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son: Daniel L. Rudy; a sister: Alice Charles; and four brothers: Parke, Raymond, Willis and Richard Breckbill.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Marion’s memorial service at the Landis Homes West Bethany Chapel, 1001 E. Oregon Road, Lititz, on Thursday, June 21, at 11 a.m. Friends may visit with the family immediately following the service. Interment will be private at Eby Cemetery, Leola.

In lieu of flowers, those desiring may send contributions in Marion’s memory to the Lititz Mennonite Church, 165 Front St., Lititz, PA 17543.

To place a condolence online, visit Buch Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Lititz, handled the arrangements.

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