Ruth A. White, 87, of Cussewago Township passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 30, 2023, at UPMC Hamot, Erie. Ruth was born in Cussewago Township on September 21, 1935, the daughter of the late Ray and Iva Coon Acker. On July 16, 1960, Ruth married the love of her life, Kenneth E. White. She worked at the Meadville Livestock Auction for over forty-eight years and was a faithful member of the Carmel Baptist Church of Mosiertown where she had served as treasurer of the Ladies Fellowship. She was a devoted wife and mother who won the Four-Star Homemaker Award at the Crawford County Fair. Ruth and Ken enjoyed many years attending the Harrisburg Farm Show and Ag Days at State College. 

     She was preceded in death by infant son, Richard A. White; sisters Arlene Campbell, Esther Wright, and Eloise Toboz; and brothers Donald and Lyle Acker. 

     Survivors include husband, Kenneth White of Cussewago; son, Ronald E. White and his wife, Wendy of Meadville; granddaughter, Cortney White of Meadville; granddaughter, Kaylyn Paul and her husband David of Meadville; and several nieces and nephews. 

     Friends may call at Van Matre Funeral Home, Cambridge Springs on Thursday, May 4, from 1-3 pm and are invited to a funeral service to begin at 3 pm. Interment will follow at Reichel Cemetery.