Ruth Pearl Whiteman (1921 - 2014)

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Whiteman, Ruth Pearl

Ruth Pearl Whiteman, 93, of Montour Falls, passed away on Sunday, June 22, 2014 at Seneca View Nursing Facility. She was born in Jasper, NY on January 11, 1921, the daughter of the late Charles Albert and Ella Serena Woodward Whiteman. Ruth graduated from Ithaca School of Practical Nursing and became a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in 1954. She was employed in private duty nursing and retired from Schuyler Hospital after many years of dedicated service. Ruth is survived by her twin brother, Randall Whiteman; nieces, Sally Kilmer and Ella Kilmer (Donald) Butcher; nephews, Don (Maureen) Cook, Danny Cook, Doug (Cyndie) Cook, William Whiteman, and Charles (Nancy) Whiteman; several great nieces and nephews; and Ruth's longtime special friend, Jean Parker. She was predeceased by siblings, Leona Whiteman Kilmer, Andrew Whiteman and Rachel Whiteman Cook; and nieces, Rosanna Kilmer Bauer and Joann Whiteman Pealer. A celebration of Ruth's life will be held on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, 122 N. Genesee St., Montour Falls. Relatives and friends are invited to call from 1-2 p.m., prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial donations in Ruth's name to the , 1316 College Ave., Elmira, NY 14901, or to Seneca View Nursing Facility, 220 Steuben St., Montour Falls, NY 14865. You may leave the family a message of condolence, sign a guestbook, or light a free "Candle of Remembrance" at

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Vedder & Scott Inc. Funeral Home
122 N. Genessee St. Montour Falls, NY 14865
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Published in Star-Gazette on July 13, 2014
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