Deborah K. Ames, 64, of Columbia, passed away on Monday May 15, 2017
at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She
was the wife of late Ralph P. Ames, Jr. who preceded her in death in
2015. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Blanche E.
Resh Garner and step daughter of Richard D. Resh.
Deb retired from
Armstrong World Industries after 23 years of service. She was an active
volunteer with the Columbia Boro Fire Department where she loved to
spend most of her free time. Deb most enjoyed spending time with her
family. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
addition to her stepfather are her children, Crystal L. wife of Kenneth
M. Falcon; Samantha A. wife of Steven Yohe; Delmar E. "Buzz" husband of
Sarah; seven grandchildren, Samantha, Jessica, Kiersten, Natalie, Seth,
Luci and Brady; two great grandchildren; sisters, Cindy L. wife of Jim
Knier; Robin L. Garner; brothers, Clifford L. Garner married to Nancy;
Steve W. Garner married to Nichole; stepbrother, Michael Resh;
stepsisters, Vicki Beers; Sandra Leonard; Kathy Resh.
services will be held from the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc., 519
Walnut St., Columbia, PA on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with
Pastor Phil Shertzer, officiating. Family and friends will be received
on Monday one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers,
contributions in Deb's memory may be made to the Columbia Boro Fire
Department, PO Box 426, Columbia, PA 17512.