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Obituary for Ruth Richter (Mitcheltree)

Ruth Richter, 92, passed away, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Meadville Medical Center. She was born on January 18, 1929 in Rocky Grove, Pennsylvania, a daughter of Hershel Mitcheltree and Lois Rosenberry Mitcheltree. She married George Richter on December 27, 1957, he preceded her in death on January 1, 1997.

She graduated from Sandy Lake High School and attended business school receiving her Associates Degree. George and Ruth ran their dairy farm together until 1995.

Ruth enjoyed reading, walking, puzzles, and gardening.

She is survived by her three daughters, Christina Deeter and her husband, Richard of Titusville, Cynthia Mitchell and her husband, William of Jamison, PA, and Laura Taylor and her husband, John of Rockledge, PA; two sons, William Richter and his wife, Haiyan of McClean, VA, and Christopher Richter of Townville; grandchildren, Lee Deeter, Nick Deeter and his wife, Kayla, Samantha Mitchell, Cassandra Mitchell, Angelina Richter, Isabella Richter, and Jessica Peoples and her husband, Richard; great-grandchildren, Kieran, Feona, and Jack; a sister, Charlotte Baseler of Grove City; a special niece who was like another daughter, Juanita Lehmann of Spartansburg; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter in law, Jennifer Richter; sister, Jean Mitcheltree; two brothers, Clair and Glen Mitcheltree; and a great uncle, Eugene Rosenberry.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

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Arrangements are in the care of Ryan M. Warren Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 544 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335.