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Ruth Ann Prager Berry
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Birth: Dec. 5, 1939
Natrona Heights
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 14, 2011
Natrona Heights
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA

Ruth Ann (Prager) Berry, 71, of Allegheny Township, died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at Life Care Hospital at Allegheny Valley Hospital, Natrona Heights. She was born Dec. 5, 1939, in Natrona Heights, a daughter of the late John Prager and Ella Ruth (McCracken) Prager. She was a member of the Allegheny Presbyterian Church in Allegheny Township and was a 1957 graduate of Freeport High School. Mrs. Berry enjoyed flower gardening, doing crafts, working jigsaw and crossword puzzles, doing yard maintenance, reading and cooking. Survivors include her husband of 53 years, William P. Berry; three sons, William J. (Susan) Berry, of Hyde Park, Donald E. (Amy) Berry, of Kittanning, and James R. (Mary) Berry, of Apollo; a daughter, Debbie (Art) Steele, of Vandergrift; two brothers, John Prager, of Allegheny Township, and Donald Prager, of Cleveland, Ohio; two sisters, Janice (John) Schuller, of Sarver, and Betty Bias, of Madison, W.Va.; grandsons, Jarrod, Justin (Becky), Jacob (Kelly) and Joshua Steele, Donald and Michael Berry; granddaughters, Korinda, Tiffany, Patricia Berry and Lindsey Grguric (Logan); great-grandsons, Parker and Ryan Steele; and great-granddaughters, Kasey and Miabella Steele. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a granddaughter, Amanda Berry. At the request of Mrs. Berry, there will be no public visitation. Relatives and friends will be welcomed to attend her funeral ceremonies at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Allegheny Presbyterian Church, 1900 State Route 356, Leechburg. Officiating will be the Rev. Lisa Lyon. Private interment will follow at Brookland Cemetery, Allegheny Township. Mrs. Berry's family requests memorials in her memory be made to the American Cancer Society. To send an online condolence to her family, please visit

Valley News Dispatch, Tarentum 8/15/2011

Father: John Fredrick Prager (1914-1955)
Mother: Ella Ruth McCracken (1917-1986)

Married William Paul Berry on Dec. 7, 1957.

Debra Sue
William John
Donald Eugene
James Robert
Family links: 
  John Frederick Prager (1914 - 1955)
  Ella Ruth McCracken Prager (1917 - 1986)
  William Paul Berry (1937 - ____)*
*Calculated relationship
Brookland Cemetery
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Maintained by: Amy Berry
Originally Created by: Donna Butler Sheaffer
Record added: Aug 15, 2011
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Ruth Ann <i>Prager</i> Berry
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