Melody Dawn Truax Ruppenthall

Melody Dawn Truax Ruppenthall


Melody Dawn Truax Ruppenthall, 72, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away peacefully Monday, February 12, 2024, at Meritus Hospital in Hagerstown, Md.

Born November 22, 1951, in McConnellsburg, Pa., Melody was a 1970 graduate of Berkeley Springs High School.

Melody was quiet, thoughtful, and never said a mean word to anyone. She was happiest reading and spending time with her family. She enjoyed cooking and taking care of her family and grandsons, she was a true housewife. As her family grew older, she spent her working career as a cashier, photography technician, and a quality control inspector.

She is survived by her husband and lifelong companion, Michael Leon Ruppenthall; daughter, Keela Dawn Ruppenthall and husband Aaron; two sons, Jason Michael Ruppenthall and wife Nadia, and Dustin David Ruppenthall; four grandsons, Jonathan Michael Ruppenthall, Christian Alexander Ruppenthall, Parker Nathaniel Corgard and Blake Anthony Ruppenthall; mother, June Percy; and brothers Gene, Jim, John, Bobby and Charles, and her beloved sister Theresa.

Melody will be greatly missed by everyone in her family.