Ruth A. Gerus, 26 Jefferson Street, Tidioute, died at the Titusville Area Hospital Monday, February 17, 2014, after a brief illness. She was born in McKeesport, PA, October 29, 1924, a daughter of the late Fred and Katarina Piezko Ambroziak and had lived in Tidioute since 1936. She was a graduate of Tidioute High, class of 1942, and was a member of the Tidioute First United Methodist Church and the Odds & Ends Club. She was a life long accordion player, having played with a band during WW II, and continued playing her whole life, most recently at the Music in the Pines and at the Tidioute Senior Center. She loved her flowers, birds and her social life with her friends and family.