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Ruth E. Johns

April 19, 1915 May 25, 2018
Ruth E. Johns
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Ruth E. Johns, (nee-Richards), 103, formerly of Elyria passed away Friday May 25, 2018 at Amherst Manor Retirement Community following a brief illness. She was born April 19, 1915 in Elyria and resided with her daughter and son-in-law in South Amherst for 21 years before moving to Amherst Manor in 2011. She worked at the former M. O’Neil Company in Sheffield Center, J.C. Penny on Broad St. in Elyria, the G.C. Murphy Company in North Ridgeville, which she helped to set up and was there for the opening and also three movie theaters in Elyria, Capitol, Rivoli and the Lincoln. Survivors include her sons, Richard (Janet) Johns and Edward “Buzz” (Karin) Johns; daughter, Margaret (Willie) Frederick; 8 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert S. Johns in 1985, great-grandson, Brandon S. Glass in 2007 parents, Charles and Cassie Richards and a brother, Paul E. Richards in 1998. The family will receive friends on Wednesday 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria. Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday May 31, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church 320 Middle Ave., Elyria. (please meet at church). The Rev. Fr. Timothy O’Connor will be the Celebrant. Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery, Elyria. Memorial contributions can be made to Sprenger Hospice 3905 Oberlin Avenue Lorain, OH. 44053. Online condolences may be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com

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Wednesday

30

May

4:00 PM 5/30/2018 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 5/30/2018 6:00:00 PM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 a.m. Thursday May 31, 2018 at St. Mary Church 320 Middle Ave., Elyria. Memorial contributions can be made to Sprenger Hospice 3905 Oberlin Ave., Lorain, OH. 44053.

Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home
38475 Chestnut Ridge Elyria 44035 OH
United States

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St. Mary Cemetery Final Resting Place

Elyria, OH

Elyria OH
United States
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