Jan. 10, 1939 - June 26, 2007
MONROEVILLE - Ruth M. Smith, 68, of Monroeville died Tuesday afternoon at Fisher-Titus Medical Center in Norwalk following a brief illness.
She was born Jan. 10, 1939 in Norwalk and was a 1957 graduate of Monroeville High School. She had worked for GTE Telephone Company and retired from Vansons Restaurant after 20-plus years. She was an active member of the former Zion Episcopal Church, Monroeville and her hobbies included cooking, reading, and most important, her family.
She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Richard "Dick" Smith; her children and their spouses, Wendy (Don) Crites of Cynthiana, Ky., Shannon (John) Perry of Monroeville, Chris (Vicki) Smith of Monroeville, and Julie Tuttamore of Britton, Mich.; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren; a brother, Richard Rosswurm of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Elsie (Bemis) Rosswurm.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Pfeil Funeral Home, Monroeville Chapel, 109 Monroe St., Monroeville, where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Amy C. Little will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Monroeville. Memorial gifts may be sent to the Monroeville Public Library, 34 Monroe St., Monroeville, Ohio 44847.