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Ruth Elizabeth (Blessing) Niess (1892 - 1972)

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Ruth Elizabeth Niess formerly Blessing
Born in Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvaniamap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvaniamap
Died in Camp Hill, Pennsylvaniamap
Profile last modified | Created 1 Apr 2013
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Categories: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania | Cumberland County, Pennsylvania | Rolling Green Memorial Park, Camp Hill, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania | Camp Hill, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.




8 JUL 1972
Rolling Green Cemetery, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania


  • 1910 Census shows her maiden name to be “McKay”
  • Ruth E. Niess, was burial #6851 in Rolling Green Cemetery, 1811 Carlisle Road, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania.
  • She is buried in Block J, Section 251, grave #2

Notes about Blessings:

  • Edwin Blessing was killed Sept. 18, 1929 in an auto wreck - buried from Frank's on 5th. From Catharine Niess' Diary
  • parents according to marriage license were Edwin & Annie Blessing


The Patriot
Harrisburg, PA
Friday, July 7, 1972
Mrs. Ruth Niess
Mrs. Ruth E. Niess, 80, of 734 Bosler Ave., Lemoyne, died Wednesday at Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill.
She was the widow of Benjamin F. Niess and a member of Grace United Methodist Church and Sunday School.
She is survived by a daughter , Mrs. Betty I. Felmlee, York Springs RD 1; a sister Mrs. Phoebe Stimeling, Enhaut; and two grandchildren.
Services will be held Saturday 11 a.m. at the funeral home at 324 Hummel Ave., Lemoyne, with her pastor, Rev. Howard A. Kerstetter, officiating. Burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Camp Hill.
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Frank and Ruth Niess, Washington D.C.
Frank and Ruth Niess, Washington D.C.

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On 29 May 2015 at 22:14 GMT Philip Smith wrote:

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