Elenora Ruth Cunningham

Elenora Ruth Cunningham

NEWARK: A funeral service for Elenora Ruth Cunningham, age 75, of Newark, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 19, at Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Home with Andrew Hoover as Celebrant. Burial will take place in Newark Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Cunningham passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at the Selma Markowitz Care Center (operated by Hospice of Central Ohio). She was born December 7, 1937 in Holmes County, Ohio to the late Paul Harley and Evelyn Irene (Horn) Christopher.

Mrs. Cunningham was employed for over 15 years at Lawson's/Dairy Mart. She enjoyed reading, gardening, playing cards and was considered to be the luckiest in the family when scratching off lottery tickets.

She is survived by a daughter, Lisa K. (Tom) Melrose of Newark; two sons, Robert M. Cunningham of Newark and Rick (Kathy) Cunningham of Tennessee; two step-sons, Garry (Linda) Cunningham of Washington and Michael (Kim) Cunningham of Heath; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Allen Cunningham, on March 26, 2006; and by two sisters, Betty Christopher and Mary Schonauer.

Friends may call from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, at the funeral home, 179 Granville Street, Newark.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army.

Please visit www.CrissSchoedinger.com to share a memory about Elenora or to sign an online guest book.


Funeral Home

Criss Wagner Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service
179 Granville Street Newark, OH 43055
(740) 345-9714

Published in the Advocate on Apr. 16, 2013