Ruth Smothers

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January 1, 1929 - May 31, 2012

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Saturday, June 2nd 11:30 A.M. St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church


Ruth V. Smothers, age 83, of Galena, OH passed away Thursday, May 31, 2012. A loving mother and grandmother. Lifelong member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. Retired from Toledo Scales. Preceded in death by her loving husband, Freddy K. Smothers, son-in-law Ed Cooperider, with whom she made her home, 2 sisters and 3 brothers of the Busic, Morris and VonVille families of Delaware and Franklin counties. Survived by her children, Kenneth (Deborah) Smothers, Catherine (Gary) Law, Donald (Saundra) Smothers, Teresa Cooperider and Joseph (Amy) Smothers; 13 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Barbara Morris; many loving nieces and nephews. A church service only will be held at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church 313 North State St., Westerville, on Saturday, June 2nd at 11:30 a.m.. Fr. David E. Gwinner celebrant. Inurnment will be held at a later date at Africa Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Kobacker House or HomeReach Hospice of Delaware. Arrangements by MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, Westerville.

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