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Ruth E. (Oaks) Yingling
April 14, 2022


Ruth E. (Oaks) Yingling, 93, formerly of Cherry Tree, PA, died Thursday, April 15, 2022.

The daughter of Herbert and Octa Zula (Fulton) Oaks, she was born on August 8, 1928 in Burnside Township, Clearfield Co., PA.

Ruthie loved the Lord and listened to gospel music and read her Bible daily.

A devoted mother and an accomplished homemaker. She provided her family with great love and devotion. Ruthie loved to bake and made delectable desserts from berries and fruits in season. She nurtured and loved all of her children,
grandchildren and great grandchildren. We will miss her and try to live our lives in her beautiful light.

Ruthie wed John James Yingling, Sr. on February 14, 1948 and shared a fifty-three year marriage made of mutual love and devotion until his death on November 20, 2001. Now they are reunited in heaven.

She is survived by her eight children: John J. Yingling, Jr. (Connie); Bonnie Yeager (Darrell); Donna Kosanovich (Rodney); Ken Yingling (Lisa); Karen Elling (Pete); Sharon Mavrodis (John); Thomas Yingling (Rhonda) and Robert Yingling (Tina); as well as twenty-five grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren.

Ruthie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her cherished daughter, Doris Jean; and her six brothers and one sister.

Family and friends will be received from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 18, 2022 at the Rairigh Funeral Home, Ltd. in Hillsdale, PA, where a 2:00 p.m. funeral service will be officiated by Pastor Paul Hoover. Interment will be in the East Ridge Cemetery, Westover, PA.

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Rairigh Funeral Home
18944 Rte 286 Hwy East
Hillsdale, PA 15746