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Ruth B. White

d. August 18, 2022

This evening the faithfulness of Jesus was displayed. He presented another Saint faultless before the Father. Our mother, Ruth B. White, passed from this Earth to the physical presence of Jesus, who is her Life. As she took her last breath a peace came over her countenance and we knew that she was with Jesus. Looking at the peace on her face, we knew that she experienced total Joy, Peace and Rest that only He can provide. It’s bittersweet, but knowing that she is now experiencing Life better than anything here is our comfort. There will be tears, but there’s an unexplainable peace that is our strength.

The family would like to give a shout out to the medical staff at Penn State Health and Red Rose Cardiology for the last 7+ years we had with Mom. Also to Dr. Jantze of Penn State Health for his exceptional care to both Mom and the family during the past week. Then a special shout out to the staff at Penn Medicine LGH where Mom spent her last week. The team on 6 East was especially caring as she received end of life care and treatment. We saw first hand how well the team of support staff was to Mom and our family.

Ruth B. White, 93, of Lancaster went home to be with her Lord on August 18, 2022 at the Lancaster General Hospital.

Born on October 18, 1928 in New Danville, Pa, she was the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Brenneman. Ruth is survived by her husband, Clair. They celebrated 67 years of marriage on March 16.

Ruth was a member of Living Light Mennonite Church. She enjoyed gardening, working at Central Market, keeping her grandchildren, her flowers, and volunteering at Columbia Re-Uzit Shop.

In addition to her husband she will be greatly missed by her children; Lois Smith, Ruthie (Magdy) Mikhail, Martha (Dale) Hershey, Daniel (Sarah) White and John (Marcia) White, 11 grandchildren, 4 great- grandchildren, and three brothers; John, Paul, and Elvin. She was preceded in death by brothers; Melvin, Clair, and Wilmer.

A celebration of Ruth’s life will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2022 at 11 AM at Living Light Mennonite Church, 2625 Safe Harbor Road, Washington Boro, Pa. Friends may visit with family from 10 AM until the time of service.

Private interment will be held at the convenience of the family. Kindly omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mennonite Central Committee.
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