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Ruth White

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Ruth E. "Bunnie" White 1922-2012 PITTSFIELD Ruth E. "Bunnie" White, 89, of 169 California Avenue, Pittsfield died Sunday, June 24, 2012 peacefully in her sleep. Born on Oct. 31, 1922 in Holyoke, a daughter of the late Carl A. and Ethel Keens Liebeck, she attended schools in Westfield and was a 1942 graduate of Westfield High School. She was a 1945 graduate of Holyoke Hospital School of Nursing and did training at Boston City Hospital for pediatric nursing in 1944. Mrs. White, a Registered Nurse, had done private duty nursing and also worked at Holyoke Hospita. She also had worked at Pittsfield General Hospital as well as Berkshire Medical Center for 20 years retiring in 1987. She was a member of the Holyoke Hospital Alumni Association and the Henry W. Bishop Memorial Alumni Association. She enjoyed reading and gardening and her cat. She was the wife of Clifford Alvin White Sr. whom she married April 28, 1947. He died December 26, 2004. She leaves two daughters, Christine A. White of Dalton and Cheryl A. White of Pittsfield; a son Clifford A. White Jr. and his wife, Vicki, of Pittsfield; a sister, Dorothy Mae Cernak of Easthampton; a sister-in-law, Norma Gary, of Westfield; and many nieces and nephews. FUNERAL NOTICE: Calling hours for Ruth E. "Bunnie" White will be held Thursday, June 28, 2012 at DERY FUNERAL HOME, 54 Bradford St., Pittsfield, from 5 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Berkshire Humane Society or Hospice Care in the Berkshires both in care of the funeral home.

Published in The Berkshire Eagle on June 26, 2012
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