Ruth A. “Ruthie” Alloway, 91, of Marysville, OH formerly of Indian Lake, passed away while surrounded by her family Sunday evening, August 25, 2013 at Millcrest Nursing Center, Marysville.
Ruthie was born on November 11, 1921 in Lima, OH to the late Edgar & Bonnie Scholfield Cook. On April 16, 1959, she married James Alloway in Huntsville, OH and he preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Thompson Fitch, a sister, Elizabeth Leffler and sister-in-law, Mary Cook.
She is survived by two children, Paula Lowery Warren of Sun City Center, FL, and Michael (Dee) Alloway of Marysville, OH, five grandchildren, James Lowery, Tamara Anderson, Beth (Kenyon) Kyle, Robert (Patty) Fitch, and Corey (Lindsey) Frank, nine great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, two brothers, Edgar Cook of Bluffton, OH, Paul (Louella) Cook of Lima, and son-in-law, Robert Fitch of Sun City Center, FL.
Ruth was a 1940 graduate of Mt. Cory High School and had worked as a cook and waitress, retiring from the Channel Light Inn. She was a life member of Doyle R. Miller Amvets Post #39 Auxiliary, charter member of Indian Lake Eagles Lodge #3615, and member of Indian Lake Women of the Moose #452, all of Lakeview. She enjoyed watching sports, fishing, playing cards, sewing crocheting, and cooking. A special thank you goes to LovingCare Hospice of Marysville.
Pastor Greg Wolfe will conduct graveside services at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 29, 2013 at Huntsville Cemetery.
Contributions may be given in Ruthie’s name to LovingCare Hospice, 779 London Ave, Marysville, OH 43040.
Arrangements are in the care of Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview. Condolences may be expressed at www.shoffstallfuneralhome.com.