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Ruby L. Martin

July 31, 1928 — December 18, 2019

Ruby Martin (Nee Hall) age 91 of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at Mercy New Life Hospice, Lorain, following a lengthy illness.

Born July 31, 1928 in Portsmouth, Ohio, she moved to Lorain over 60 years ago.  For the past 8 years she has lived in Elyria.

Ruby was a bingo expert and made many beautiful friends at bingo.  She loved doing puzzles and listening to country music.

Surviving are her sons, Rob (Nancy) Martin of Boston, Mass., Anthony (Shelby) DeCredico and Louie (Ernie Shank) DeCredico both of Lorain, Tom (Connie) Litz of Huron, Jeff (Donna) Litz of Elyria and Robert (Cheryl) Litz of Amherst; daughters, Wendy (Tom) Bailey of Bath, Ohio, Susan (Lonny) Horwedel of Oberlin, Jill Ann (Jimmy Dunfee) Martin, Loretta Rodriquez both of Lorain and Elaine (Eddie) Meosky of Elyria; over 46 grandchildren and great grandchildren; 4 great great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 29 years, Robert C. “Bob” Martin in 2012; granddaughter, Megan McGinnis; great grandson, Kayden Williams and sister, Vena Heart.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4:00 – 8:00 pm in the Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain.  Funeral services will be Friday at 11:00 am in the funeral home.  Evangelist Bill Dickey will officiate.  Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Lorain.

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

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