Grace R. (Nickey) Ruppert, 83, died Saturday, January 16, 2021, at the Gardens at Gettysburg. She was the wife of the late Ray E. Ruppert, who died July 24, 2005
Grace was born August 17, 1937, in New Oxford, the daughter of the late Byron L. and Emma G. (Luckenbaugh) Nickey.
Grace was a member of St. John’s U.C.C. in New Chester, where she was organist for more than 50 years, a former 4-H leader and a dairy farmer.
Grace is survived by two sons, Harold E. Ruppert of East Berlin, and Brian L. Ruppert of Abbottstown, a daughter, Sheri L. Tuckey and her husband Kevin of Biglerville, five grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren. She was predeceased by two brothers, John Nickey and Charles Marquet.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at 11 AM, at St John’s U.C.C., 2243 Hunterstown-Hampton Rd, New Oxford, with her pastor, Rev. Douglas C. Hahn officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. A viewing will be held at the church of Wednesday from 10 AM until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the church to further their music ministry. Feiser Funeral Home, Inc, 302 Lincoln Way West, New Oxford, is in charge of arrangements. Memories may be shared at www.feiserfuneralhome.com.
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St. John's U.C.C. Church
2243 Hunterstown-Hampton Rd., New Oxford PA 17350