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Ruth McMath

1929 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Ruth McMath Obituary
McMath, Ruth
1929 - 2017
Ruth Anne McMath, age 87, passed away on August 8, 2017 at her home at The Village of Westerville Retirement Center. She was born on September 21, 1929 to the late Elmer and Pearl Dowden in Indiana. She was preceded in death by Donald J. McMath, her husband of 55 years. Ruth is survived by her brother, Dan (Elizabeth) Dowden, her children, Mary Jane (Ken) McDonough, Ron (Sally) McMath, Jim (Michele) McMath; nine grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. She lived most of her life in Indianapolis, IN where she worked and retired from Western Electric. She enjoyed family time at Lake Tippecanoe, swimming, water skiing and caring for the mallard ducks. She and Don retired to Citrus Park in Bonita Springs Florida where she enjoyed being involved with the synchronized swim team, computer club, red hat ladies and being out in the beautiful sunshine. She was a 50 year member of Order of Eastern Star. She spent her final years at The Village at Westerville where she loved playing cards, games and going on outings. Her family would like to thank all of the staff at The Village and Heartland Hospice for the excellent care and compassion she received. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her honor to Central College Church Foundation (scholarship fund), Anchor Christian Church, Bonita Springs, FL or The Village at Westerville activity fund. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at The Village of Westerville Retirement Center at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, August 19. Pastor Malcolm Davis, Sr. Pastor Central College Presbyterian Church, officiating. A graveside service will be held at 12 noon Saturday, August 26 at Washington Park Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN. Pastor David Redding, CCPC, officiating. You may leave a condolence for the family by visiting www.OhioCremation.org
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Aug. 17, 2017
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