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In Memory of

Ruth Ann Richissin

February 17, 1938 - September 12, 2016

Obituary


Ruth Ann Richissin, age 78, died peacefully on Monday, September 12, 2016 at home. She was born on February 17, 1938, in Dover, Ohio the daughter of Ellwood and Dorothy (Lanzer) Mason. She married Richard L. Richissin on September 2, 1962.

Ruth Ann loved life and was active in many things. She enjoyed traveling, golf, was in the Trirosis Group, Junior Women's Club, she attended St. John's United Church of Christ and was active in the church choir and countless other organizations.

She attended Ohio Wesleyan University, studying English; she worked...

Ruth Ann Richissin, age 78, died peacefully on Monday, September 12, 2016 at home. She was born on February 17, 1938, in Dover, Ohio the daughter of Ellwood and Dorothy (Lanzer) Mason. She married Richard L. Richissin on September 2, 1962.

Ruth Ann loved life and was active in many things. She enjoyed traveling, golf, was in the Trirosis Group, Junior Women's Club, she attended St. John's United Church of Christ and was active in the church choir and countless other organizations.

She attended Ohio Wesleyan University, studying English; she worked at her father's coal mine; was a telephone operator and a loving mother and grandmother.

Ruth Ann is survived by her two daughters, Stacie (Rodney) Stein and Stephanie (Deron) Kelley; five grandchildren, Allison, Davis, Andrew, Parker, and Ayden; two sisters, Janet Gosser and Judy (Robert) Pingle; one brother James (L Jane) Mason and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Richard, her mother, father, and sister, Carol.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, September 16, 2016 from 4:00-7:00pm in the Chapel of Given-Dawson Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, September 17th, at 11:00 am with Reverend Phil Hunt officiating. Burial will follow at South Lawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the James Cancer Research Hospital, The Ohio State University Foundation, 1480 West Lane Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43221.