Ruby would like you to know she has worked her last crossword puzzle and

watched her last Food Network show.  On May 16, 2017, at the age of 77, she

took Jesus up on his offer to join Him in her heavenly home. 

She was born in Lancaster, PA to the late Jessie and Mary McCummins James.james, ruby obit pic

She was preceded in death by a twin sister who died at birth and her

brother, Thomas James.  She is survived by an aunt, a nephew, a niece, 2

great-nieces, and a great-nephew along with many other relatives and


She graduated from Millersville University and was a retired teacher,

teaching in both Pennsylvania and Arizona, specializing in Special

Education.  She was one of the founding board members of Turning Point

School of Learning in Tucson, Arizona, a school for children with learning


Memorial contributions can be made to Love Guatemala. Love Guatemala exists

to give hope to Guatemalans through the gospel of Jesus Christ and

vocational training.  It is located 45 minutes outside Guatemala City in an

area of extreme poverty.  There are over 100 students learning art, cooking,

carpentry, and English.  Donations can be made at

<> .  Click on Give, please put Ruby James in

the comment section.  Checks may be made out and mailed to Love Guatemala,

401 E Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46204.  Please include a note it is a

memorial contribution for Ruby. 

A memorial gathering will be held on June 17 at a location and time to be

announced.  We will update that information in the condolences section when it is determined.