Ruth was born on May 10, 1927 and passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017. Ruth was a resident of Ohio at the time of passing. She graduated from Lorain High School in 1945. Friends may call Thursday April 20 2017 from 5-8 p.m. at the Hempel Funeral Home 373 Cleveland Ave. Amherst. Funeral services will be held on Friday April 21 2017 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church on Oberlin Avenue in Lorain. The Rev. Fr. Craig Hovanec will officiate. Burial will follow at Ridge Hill Memorial Park Lorain. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to New Life Hospice of Lorain County 3500 Kolbe Road Lorain Ohio 44053 or the Friendship Animal Protective League; 8303 Murray Ridge Road Elyria Ohio 44035.