Edith Ruth Sherman

May 23, 1924 ~ December 28, 2012





Edith Ruth Sherman, 88, formerly of Assisted Living at Newhaven Court in Butler, PA, passed away on December 28, 2012 at 5:13 p.m. at the Good Samaritan Hospice at Concordia, Cabot, PA.

She was born May 23, 1924 in Prospect, Pennsylvania to the late Merle McKinnis and Helen (Barnhart) McKinnis.

Mrs. Sherman was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church and enjoyed bowling, traveling and her grandchildren.

Mrs. Sherman is survived by two daughters, Karen Anthony and her husband Donald of Butler, PA and Leslie Stewart and her husband Ronald of Chicora, PA; three grandchildren, Careen Gibson and her husband Joseph of Chicora, PA, Donald Anthony of West Newton, PA and Jennifer Rose and her husband Michael of Jerome, PA; four great-grandchildren; five sisters, June Reed of Butler, PA, Faye King of Butler, PA, Edna Mae Knauer of Butler, PA, Bonnie Bolton of Butler, PA and Sandra Henricks of Slippery Rock, PA; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond K. Sherman, whom she married, March 30, 1948 and who passed away August 27, 1988; one brother, Howard Pete McKinnis; and two sisters, Ruby Brown and Betty Allison.

Friends will be received Tuesday, January 1, 2013 from 2 to 4 & 6 to 8 p.m. at the Thompson - Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, PA.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Thompson-Miller Funeral Home Inc., 124 East North St. Butler, PA, with Reverend Dr. Alden Towberman of St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church officiating.

Entombment will take place in the Butler County Memorial Park.






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