Noel David Brouse

Noel David Brouse, 74 passed away in the comfort of his home in Ringtown, Pa.

Noel David Brouse was born at home in Ringtown, Pa., to Irvin E. and Helen P. (Zaring) Brouse on August 27, 1939. He graduated from Ringtown High School and attended Indiana Technical College.

He married the love of his life, Ruth Ann (Schmidt) Brouse on September 20, 1958, in Shenandoah, Pa., and celebrated their 55 Wedding Anniversary.

He owned and operated Ringtown Wilbert Vault Works/Ringtown Concrete Products since 1964. He was a pillar of the community being involved in various levels of leadership in multiple organizations including; St. Paul’s United Church of Christ Consistory, Ringtown Rotary Club, Ringtown Girls and Boys Baseball, Ringtown Area Recreation Committee, Ringtown Boy Scouts, Ringtown Ambulance and Fire Company, Ringtown Valley Snowmobile Association, Ringtown Medical Center Board, Ringtown Christmas Lighting Committee, Pennsylvania National Bank Board, St. Mary’s CYO Program.

He was a Paul Harris Award Fellow recipient within Rotary International Program. His presence within the Ringtown Community was felt by all, not a day went by were Noel was not doing something for someone in his Community. Above all he was most proud of his family. He loved being with his family, he loved camping, canoeing, playing and watching sports with his kids/grandkids. He was Noel, Dad, Daddy and Pap Pap.

Noel is survived by his sweetheart and wife, Ruth Ann (Schmidt) Brouse, six children, 19 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Son, Robert D. Brouse and wife Penny, their children Robert Brouse II, Christopher Brouse, Aaron Brouse and Evan Brouse; Daughter, Virginia A (Brouse) Gardner and husband Thomas, their children; Joshua Gardner, wife Jill and daughter Stella; Brooke (Gardner) Starr, husband Nathan and children Maddox and Evey; Kirsten Gardner; Caitlin (Gardner) Campbell, husband Kyle and daughter Lucy; Daughter, Carly Gardner.

Daughter, Lynn A. (Brouse) Moser & husband Mark, their sons Mark C. Moser; Ryan Moser and fiance, Amanda, and son Luke.

Son, Jeffrey D. Brouse and wife Janet, their children; “J.J.” Jeffrey Brouse; Jordanne Brouse.

Son, Dr. Noel D. Brouse II and wife Diane, their children; Brynne Brouse, Noel Brouse III and Casey Brouse.

Daughter, Jennifer A. (Brouse) Kramer and husband Sean, their children Kelsie Kramer, Madison Kramer and Sean A. Kramer

Sister, Nancy (Brouse) Brace and Brother, Henry Brouse.

Services will be held on Monday, June 2 at 11 a.m. in St. Paul’s UCC Church, Ringtown, by Pastor Craig Zimmerman. Interment will follow in The Old White Church Cemetery, Ringtown. Friends may call on Sunday from 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. at St. Paul’s UCC.

The Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc. have been entrusted with handling the arrangements.