Ruth A. Wilder


Ruth A. (Perano) Wilder, born May 1, 1943, formerly of Somers, New York, Prescott, Arizona, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and now having lived in Beaver County since 1993, passed away March 9, 2019, at the age of 75.
Ruth, an only child, lived with her parents in Arizona since 1965 until Aug. 14, 1971, when she married Roland S. Wilder, a music teacher who taught in California, Arizona, overseas in Scotland for a year and finally ended up in Beaver, where he and Ruth lived until his passing from cancer in February 2004.
Ruth and Roland did not have any children.
Funeral arrangements, at Ruth's request, will be private with no visitation or service, and will be handled by the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle. Her wishes were to be cremated with the ashes going over her and Roland's gravesite in New Castle.
Per her wishes, as a conservationist, memorial contributions may be made to the Western PA Wildlife Conservancy in Pittsburgh or National Wildlife in Washington D.C.
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Published on March 12, 2019
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