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Ruth Junker


She was born on August 1, 1927, in Osceola Mills, Pa., the daughter of the late George and Alice Baughman Stranko.

She was of the Protestant faith, and worked as a clerk at the former W.T. Grant Co.

She is survived by her husband of 61½ years, James Junker of Middletown; son Michael J. and wife Jane Junker of Ormond Beach, Fla.; daughter Nancy L. and husband Robert H. Adams of Shiremanstown; brother Robert Stranko of Selinsgrove; three sisters Janette Willett of Harrisburg, Miriam Broberg of Clearfied, and Doris Ann Fink of Osceola Mills; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A Tribute to her life will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 17, at the Frank E. Matinchek and Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 E. Main St., Middletown, with the Rev. Willie Caraballo officiating.

Burial will be at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Harrisburg.

Viewing for family and friends will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

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