Bench dedicated to memory of 'humble' veteran

"I have known many veterans like her," said State Rep. Harold Naughton Jr., a captain in the Army Reserves. "They look for an opportunity to continue to give."

Naughton said he spoke to a fellow veteran, who described it as "the curse of meaningful work."

"Ruth didn't leave it behind in civilian life," Naughton added. Looking around the packed community center, he added, "Lancaster doesn't forget. It means a lot. The best way to remember the current generation of veterans is to continue to remember people like Ruth Roffee."

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