Ruth A. Russell

Ruth A. Russell


EAST LIVERPOOL - Ruth A. Russell, 79, of East Liverpool, passed away Thursday, December 27, 2018, at East Liverpool City Hospital.


She was born June 17, 1939, in East Liverpool, the daughter of the late Thomas D. and Margaret M. (Jones) Patterson. In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death on October 12, 2000, by her husband, Stanley M. Russell, Sr., whom she married June 7, 1956. She was also preceded in death by two sisters: Zena Murphy and Edna Pinkerton.


Ruth was a homemaker and a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister.


Survivors include two daughters: Clara Boley and her husband, Donald, of New Matamoras, OH, and Mary Caltrider and her husband, Rodney, of St. Mary's, WV; four sons: Robert Russell and his wife, Denise, of East Liverpool, Stanley Russell, Jr. and his wife, Cindy, of East Liverpool, David Russell and his wife, Debbie, of Campton, KY, and Donald Russell and his wife, Rita, of Crooksville, OH; and one sister, Helen Handley of Marysville, WI. Also surviving are fourteen grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.

The funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at the Roberts Funeral Home with Pastor Irv Hoover of the Wellsville First Christian Church officiating.


Friends may call two hours prior to the service on Wednesday at the Roberts Funeral Home, 631 Main Street in Wellsville.


In lieu of flowers, the family requests that monetary contributions be made to Roberts Funeral Home to assist with funeral arrangements. 


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