Ruth E. Moore, 87, of Ravenna, passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2013. Ruth was born on March 2, 1925 in Orwigsburg, PA to parents Elmer and Anna Bair.
Ruth was a member of the Charlestown United Methodist Church and also the Order of Eastern Star, Palmy Chapter. Ruth loved to ice skate and roller skate. She enjoyed swimming and liked to high dive. She had a wonderful childhood even though growing up in the depression and enjoyed telling her family stories of her fond memories. She found herself transplanted from Pennsylvania when she and a friend took jobs at the Ravenna Arsenal. From there she went on to work as an inspector and in the shipping department at PAECO Rubber Co. for 32 years. Most people will remember Ruth serving the community at Guido's Pizza in Ravenna where she was also employed for 48 years.
Ruth is survived by her daughters: Candace Boyle and Penny Behanna. Also surviving are her grandchildren: Melissa Shealey, Nick (Samantha) Porter, Sara and Emily Behanna. She also leaves her great-grandchildren: Zachary and Cody Shealey, sisters: Rose (Lewis) Moyer and Barbara (John) Szferski and many loving nieces and nephews.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents and four other siblings.
Family will receive friends at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St. Ravenna, on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. where funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 21, at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor David Ballert officiating. Interment will follow at Grandview Memorial Park.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com
(Wood-Kortright-Borkoski 330-296-6436, RC 2-19-13)