Boatner, Ruth Eunice
77 passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on July 8, 2014. Ruth was born on October 12, 1936 to Mr. & Mrs. Dionisio J. Chomina in Douglas, Az. She is survived by her husband, Edward, her four children Eddie (Pam), Ceci (Richard), Eric (Lisa) and Lisa Michelle, her sister Priscilla Chomina-Bottz, and sister-in-law Patsy Boatner. Seven grandchildren, two great-grandsons and her cousins. Ruth and Edward had 54 wonderful years together.Ruth received her Master's Degree (Summa Cum Laude) in Education from Arizona State University and devoted 16 years to teaching. She was a passionate lifelong learner, deeply spiritual, and gave her time and energy generously to all. In Lieu of flowers please donate to
. Rosary will be held on Fri., July 18 at Tempe Mortuary from 4pm-6pm.
Published in The Arizona Republic on July 13, 2014