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Mary Ruth (Van Doren) Gaidosh

July 22, 1927 ~ November 20, 2021 (age 94)


Mary Ruth Gaidosh, 94, of Meadville and a resident of Wesbury United Methodist Community, died there, Saturday, November 20, 2021.


She was born July 22, 1927 in Watertown, NY a daughter of Dr. George B. and Ruth Van Doren.  She married Peter Gaidosh and he preceded her in death May 25, 2010.


She was a homemaker and previously had worked for the City of Meadville.


She is survived by two children, Brent Gaidosh of Conneaut Lake and Laurie Schultz (Steve) of Rio Rancho, NM; four grandchildren, Drew, Peter, Andrew and Casey; six great grandchildren, Aiyana, Kaiden, Donavyn, Connor, Ava and Brantley and a nephew, John Atkinson.


In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy; a niece, Karen and a nephew, Marty.


A private family service will be held in Greendale Cemetery with Rev. Timothy Solomon, Pastor of Emmanuel Community Church, officiating.


Arrangements have been entrusted to the Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, Inc., 581 Chestnut Street, Meadville where memories and condolences may be shared at

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Private Services

Greendale Cemetery, Meadville
700 Randolph St.
Meadville, PA 16335

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