Ruth A. Ellinger

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Ruth Anne Ellinger

87, of Indianapolis, passed away on May 25, 2014. She was born on March 17, 1927 to the late Dewey and Helen Mead. Ruth was retired from the Marion County Board of Health, volunteered at St. Paul Hermitage, was a member of the Ave Maria Guild and a former member of the Sweet Adelines. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Charles and her sister, Barbara McNeal. She is survived by her son, Timothy (Sheila); her daughters, Beth Luster, Janette Lynch, Christina (Dennis) O' Donnell, Kathleen (John) Sparks and Joyce Ellinger; 15 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be on Friday, May 30, 2014 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Little and Sons Beech Grove Chapel . Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 31, 2014 with 9:15 a.m. prayers in the funeral home and a 10 a.m. service in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent De Paul or the .

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on May 29, 2014
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