Ruth E. Cady, 93, of Mills, PA

Ruth E. Cady, 93, of Mills, PA, went home with the Lord on Saturday, September 24, 2011 in the Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, PA.

Born November 24, 1917, in Wellsville, NY, she was the daughter of Frank and Lucy Lorrow Sherwood.

Mrs. Cady owned and operated a dairy farm for many years.

She was employed as a cook by the Northern Tier Children’s Home in Harrison Valley for 21 years.

Ruth was a member of the Mills Union Church, the Harrison-Ulysses-Genesee senior center, and enjoyed playing bingo.

Surviving are:  three sons, Paul Cady of Cato, NY, Ronald Cady of Wellsville, NY, and Marlin (Debbie Dickinson) Cady of Ulysses, PA;  23 grandchildren;  many great-grandchildren;  two sisters, Trudie Henchey of Westfield, MA and Marie James of Shinglehouse, PA;  nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by two sons, Arnold in 1969 and Kenneth in 2005;  two daughters, Virginia Waite in 2010 and Joyce Tubbs in 2011;  her former husband, Arthur H. Cady in 2006;  three sisters;  and three brothers.

Friends may call at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM and on Wednesday at the Mills Union Church, Mills, PA from 12:00 – 2:00 PM, with Funeral and Committal Services following at 2:00 PM.  The Rev. Michael Hale will officiate.  Burial will be in Mills Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.


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