Ruth Marie Winter (nee Billings), 81, returned to the Lord on Pentecost Sunday, May 19, 2013, following a brief illness.
She was born on February 11, 1932 in Cleveland. She was the daughter of George and Iona (nee Webber) Billings.
She is survived by her loving husband, Frank; children, Mark (Clarissa), Sandra (Bill) Viau, Kevin (Silke), and Laura (Jeff) Krause; grandchildren, Amanda Viau, Kirsten and Lara Pagendarm Winter, Ryan and Julia Winter; sister of George Billings and Joan Billings M.D. (deceased).
In lieu of flowers family suggests donations in Ruth's memory to NDCL School, 13000 Auburn Road, Chardon, OH 44024, Attn: Kevin Krajnak.
Visitation is 2 to 4 and 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Fortuna Funeral Home, 7076 Brecksville Road, Independence.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Monica Catholic Church, 13623 Rockside Road, Garfield Heights. Everyone is asked to meet directly at Church on Wednesday.
Interment All Souls Cemetery.