Elsie V. Ratushny, 98, Formerly of Hellertown (Obituary Brought to You by Heintzelman Funeral Home)

Elsie V. Ratushny, 98, formerly of Hellertown, died, Monday, April 17, 2017 at Gracedale, Upper Nazareth Township. She was the wife of the late Harry Ratushny, who died Oct. 1, 1995. She was born in Bethlehem on April 5, 1919 to the late Gabriel and Anna Phillips. Elsie worked for the former Lehigh Dress in Bethlehem as a zipper setter for 30 years until retiring. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Hellertown.


Sons: Harry A. of Fryburg, Roger R. (Shirley) of Bethlehem; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren.


Family and friends are invited to call from 12 to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., 326 Main St., Hellertown. The calling hour will be followed by the service at 1 p.m. The interment will conclude services at Union Cemetery of Hellertown. Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at www.heintzelmancares.com.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the church, 69 Main St., Hellertown, PA 18055.

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