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MCKERNAN, Ruth (Kipfmiller)

McKERNAN - Ruth (nee Kipfmiller)
Of Arizona, formerly of Newfane, NY, wife of the late James M. McKernan Sr., entered into rest on March 1, 2015. Ruth enjoyed quilting and was a member of the Newfane Historical Society. Mother of James M. (Diane) McKernan Jr., Judith L. (Bill) Carlin, Thomas E. (Kathleen) McKernan, Patrick D. McKernan, Kathryn L. (Art) Wilson and the late Kathleen McKernan; sister of Harry (Margaret) Kipfmiller, Robert Taylor and the late Betty Hammond and Edward Kipfmiller; grandmother of 12 grandchildren and the late granddaughter Megan McKernan Quillan; also survived by several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; sister-in-law of Joan Kipfmiller. Family and friends may call at the RUTLAND-CORWIN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2670 Main St., Newfane, NY 14108 on Sunday, July 5 from 2-6 PM, where a Memorial Service will be held on Monday, July 6 at 11 AM. Inurnment will be held in Corwin Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to National Parkinson's Foundation ( would be appreciated by the family. Please visit to send the family a condolence.

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