Ruth Blaney Egner, 87, loving wife of 55 years of Rev. Harry R. Egner, Assistant Chaplin of Elim Park Baptist Home, Cheshire, passed away April 11, 2007 after a brief illness. She as born in Watertown, NY, April 29, 1919 a daughter of the late John and Laura Cooper Blaney. The Egner's served Baptist churches for over 50 years in the states of NJ, PA, IA, MA and CT. She was a graduate of the Pierce Business College of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Bible Institute. A Memorial Service will be held Monday, April 16, 2007 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of the Elim Park Baptist Home. Rev. Glenn B. Havumaki will officiate. Arrangements in care of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Elim Park Place, 140 Cook Hill Rd., Cheshire, CT 06410.

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  1. Dear Pastor Harry, We are sorry to hear of Ruth’s passing, but rejoice to know we will see her again one day. She was a special person and we have fond memories of our time together with both of you at Calvary. We will be praying for you. All our love, Steve, Judy & Megan Lucia

  2. I have many fond memories of staying in your home when I was ministering in music at your churches. My heart goes out to you, Harry,at this time. May God continue to bless and use you and fill your lonely hours with His presence. Love, Lorraine

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