Ruth A. McCracken
Ruth A. (Basile) McCracken, 71, of Meadville, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2019, at Meadville Medical Center.
Ruth was born in Meadville, on May 12, 1948, a daughter of the late Michael and Elizabeth (SanFelice) Basile.
She was of the Catholic faith.
Ruth enjoyed being a homemaker and raising her family. She was a 1966 graduate of Meadville High School. Her hobbies included hunting and fishing. She enjoyed doing jigsaw and crossword puzzles. Her greatest joy came from time spent with her grandchildren.
Ruth is survived by a daughter Kimberly Anderson (Brad), a son Christopher Johnson both of Meadville, a step daughter Joyce MacBlain (Sonny) of Cambridge, OH, two grandchildren, six step grandchildren, a sister Mary Harry (fiance' Merle Spaid) of Meadville, a brother Michael Basile (Tracie) of Pittsburgh, many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by a brother Sam Basile and a step son Jack McCracken.
Per Ruth's wishes, no services will be held.
Ruth will be laid to rest in St. Brigid Cemetery, West Mead Twp.
Memorial contributions may be made in Ruth's name to American Heart Assoc., PO Box 15120, Chicago, IL 60693.
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Susan Wheeler
Jan 14, 2020
Kim and Family
So very sorry for the loss of your mother. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Tiffany Smith
Jan 14, 2020
I am so so sorry. She was so funny and witty. One of my favorite thing was to come visit while our parents played cards. Hugs to you and the family. I love you guys.
Sue and Skip
Jan 14, 2020
We will miss Ruth at upcoming Holiday Dinners/Celebrations at Brad and Kim’s. Her desserts were always so delicious! It was a blessing sharing our wonderful grandchildren with her. No more pain for her now.
Carol Harry Price
Jan 14, 2020
I am truly sorry to hear of Ruthie's passing. My condolences to her entire family. Mary and Mickey, my prayers are with you especially as I remember all of us at your Mom and Dad's on Sunday's playing cards and 45 rpm records and dancing the jitterbug and stroll. Those were the good old days! We sure had the fun. So glad to have known Ruthie and your whole family. Love, Carol
Eileen (Paris) Wilkinson
Jan 14, 2020
Ruthie was a wonderful person and my cousin. I'm so saddened by her passing. My condolences to the family. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Candy (basile)Vatter
Jan 13, 2020
Chris and kim, I am so sorry for your loss. It was to soon. Aunt ruth was always there for me when I was growing up. She will be sadly missed. Your are in my heart and prayers.