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Obituary for Ruth O'Rourke

Ruth O’Rourke, 81, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on July 24, 2023 in M.S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey PA. She was the widow of Francis C. O’Rourke.
Ruth was born on February 5, 1942, the daughter of late Otto and Sophia (Lisko) Firnhaber.
Ruth was a member of Seven Sorrows BVM Catholic Church, Middletown and a retired Key Punch Operator for Gannett Fleming, Inc. She enjoyed going to the Hollywood Casino, in addition to playing bingo but her greatest joy was spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Ruth is survived by her son, Sean M. O’Rourke; her daughters, Kelly O. Gerhards and Kathy A. O’Rourke; her grandchildren, Kasey & Maynor, with whom she lived, Erica, Krista, Andrew & Alyssa, Kaden and Kylen; her great grandchildren, Devin and Alex; her sister, Jean McGuire and many nieces and nephews.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, her brother, Otto Firnhaber and her sister, Ann Firnhaber.
Services will be held Wednesday, August 2, 2023 at 12:00 pm in the Matinchek Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 260 East Main Street, Middletown, PA. A viewing will be held from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm in the funeral home. Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA.
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