Elsie V. Ratushny, 98, formerly of Hellertown, died, Monday April 17, 2017 at Gracedale, Upper Nazareth Twp. She is the wife of the late Harry Ratushny, who died Oct. 1, 1995. She was born in Bethlehem on April 5, 1919 to the late Gabriel and Anna Phillips Elsie worked for former Lehigh Dress in Bethlehem as a Zipper Setter for 30 years until retiring. She is a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Hellertown. Survivors: Sons: Harry A. of Fryburg, Roger R. (Shirley) of Bethlehem; 6 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; 7 great great grandchildren. Services: Family and friends are invited to call 12-1 p.m. Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc. 326 Main Street - Hellertown followed by the service at 1 p.m. The interment will conclude services at Union Cemetery of Hellertown. Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at: www.heintzelmancares.com . Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorials to the church, 69 Main Street, Hellertown, PA 18055.
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