Mary Ellen Armbruster

Mary Ellen Armbruster, a lifelong resident of northeastern Ohio, passed away suddenly this week at the age of 67. She was born to Fred and Nell Cummings of Stow and attended St. Vincent-St. Mary High School. She served as a nurse at St. Thomas Hospital and Summa Healthcare for over 27 years where she provided care and compassion to thousands.

She is survived by her children, Michael, Laura, Ronald, Jennifer, Eric and Christine in addition to fifteen grandchildren; her sisters, Carol, Beth, Joan and Rosemary; her brothers, Harry and Christopher. She was predeceased by her parents and her sister, Catherine.

Friends will be received Thursday, August 18, 2011, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Reverend David Misbrener at 11 a.m. on Friday at St. Peter of the Fields Catholic Church. Interment will follow at St. Peter of the Fields Cemetery. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Lifebanc at www.Lifebanc.org.

(Wood-Kortright-Borkoski 330-296-6436)

Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Aug. 17, 2011