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Ruth P. Cairey of Hermitage passed away at 9:50 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 16, 2017) in Garden Way Place after an extended illness. She was 91.
Ruth was born in Farrell on July 30, 1926, the daughter of the late Ellis and Hazel (Smith) Perrine.
She graduated from Farrell High School in 1944.
She married her high school sweetheart, William H. "Bill" Cairey, on Sept. 25, 1948. They were married for 67 years until his death on Dec. 26, 2015.
Ruth was a homemaker who in her younger years had worked at the former Westinghouse plant in Sharon.
She enjoyed cooking, baking, golfing, bowling, bocce, playing cards and traveling.
Ruth was a member of the Hickory United Methodist Church.
Her family includes: two daughters, Candace Bertmeyer of Masury and Gail Cellini and her husband James, of Newark, Del., son, Scott Cairey and his wife Jean of Carrollton, Texas; five grandchildren, Jacki Rusch and her husband John, Kim Elder and her husband Justin, Luke Cellini, Rachel Cellini, and Michael Andras and his wife Jackie; and her great-grandchildren, Addison and Evan Rusch.
Besides her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret "Peg" Hanson and Helen Sabo.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Hickory United Methodist Church, 240 N. Hermitage Road, Hermitage, PA 16148 or to Kindred Hospice, 3124 Wilmington Road, New Castle, PA 16105.

Ruth P., 91, of Hermitage.
Calling hours: 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday (1-2-18) at HAROLD W. STEVENSON FUNERAL HOME, 264 E. State St., Sharon. Condolences may be expressed by visiting stevensonfuneralhome.net
Service: 6 p.m. Tuesday (1-2-18) at the funeral home with Rev. Frank Hodges officiating.
Burial: Cremation.
Published on December 20, 2017
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