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Ruth WiltRuth B. Wilt (nee Houk), age 89, of Elyria, passed away Thursday, December 25, 2014 at Center Ridge Nursing Home, North Ridgeville, following a lengthy illness.
Born December 7, 1925 in Ellwood City, PA, she came to Lorain in 1950. In 1992 she moved to Elyria where she has lived since.
She was a member of Saint Jude Parish, Elyria, AARP and Saint Jude Seniors.
Ruth enjoyed traveling and sports.
Surviving are her husband of 65 years, Robert F. Wilt, sons, Thomas (Marsha) of Elyria, and Brian (Lauren) of Woodstock, GA; 6 grandchildren and 1 great grandson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Elizabeth (Anderson) Houk; and sister, Helen Brewer, Kathleen Horton, Virginia Iannantouno.
The family will receive friends on Monday from 4:00 - 7:00 pm in the Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain, where funeral services will be Tuesday at 9:15 am followed by mass at 10:00 am at Saint Jude Parish, 590 Poplar Street, Elyria. Rev. Frank P. Kosem, pastor will officiate. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Twp.
To send online condolences go to www.dovinfuneralhome.com
Amherst Twp., OH,
Dear Mr. Wilt and sons Tom and Brian. My deepest sympathy go out to you all for your loss of your Wife and Mother. Mrs. Wilt left fond memories of her kind hospitality, and preparing snacks after we all played sports at the old vacant lot. Mrs.Wilt was very kind to all of us in the old 36th street neighborhood. What a nice person she was to all. Our deepest condolences go out to your family. Sincerely, Gregg Carney
Charles Gregg Carney - December 29, 2014 at 11:37 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
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