Carolyn S. Ruiz, 80, of Myerstown, died on Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at WellSpan York Hospital.

She was born on Tuesday, June 2, 1942, to the late Herbert Howlett and Charlotte Howlett nee Dillan in Coalwood, WV.

She worked for Hershey Foods for 35 years. Carolyn enjoyed gardening and was an avid reader of the bible. She liked playing cards, was very social, and loved chocolate.

Surviving is daughter, Corina S. Chiavetta; grandchildren, Damius Ruiz, Justin Chiavetta, Shmika Ruiz, and Jeriah Ruiz; great-grandchildren, Damius Jr., Ian, and Nevaeh; and close family friend, Andrea Gonzalez.

She was preceded in death by husband, Confessor Ruiz.

Viewing will be on Wednesday, April 19, 2023, from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM at Christman’s Funeral Home, Inc., 226 Cumberland Street, Lebanon. Funeral services will be on Wednesday, April 19, 2023, at 1:30 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be at Grand View Memorial Park, Annville, following the service.

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