Shamokin – Ruby Carol (Lupolt) Rowe of Shamokin passed away on Friday, April 5, 2019 at Seton Manor in Orwigsburg.
Ruby was born 1 of 7 children to Preston and Bessie (Kauter) Lupolt in Girardville on April 9, 1923. She was baptized, married and served on many committees while a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church. After graduating from Shamokin High School, Ruby worked as a presser for Lark’s and a seamstress at Shroyer’s Dress Companies.
In 1947, Ruby married the late Edward Rowe and soon moved to Morrisville, PA where they lived for 35 years. She worked for Heinemann Electric for almost 28 years as quality control inspector 12. While there she was responsible for the final inspection of all the circuit breakers that went into John Glenn’s space ship. Upon retiring in 1988 she and Ed returned to Shamokin where they lived until his passing in 2009.
Ruby is survived by a daughter, Aprilynn and her husband Michael; two granddaughters, Melissa Yost and her husband Michael, and Kimberly Ringlein and her husband Steven; three great granddaughters, Lindsay Anderson, Megan Freed, and Alison Freed; and one great grandson, Joseph Yost. Along with her husband of 62 years, She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, and two sisters.
Ruby Carol (Lupolt) Rowe, 95, of Shamokin – Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm with Reverend Sarah Hershberger, officiating, in the Farrow-C.J. Lucas Funeral and Cremation Service, 240 West Chestnut Street, Shamokin, Lori Ann Campbell, Supervisor. Burial will be held in Northumberland Memorial Park following the service. To send condolences to the family please visit www.farrowfh.com