Ruth Ann Paluch

PALUCH, Ruth Ann, 76, of Wintersville, died Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Trinity West.

She was born in Steubenville on Oct. 4, 1936, a daughter of the late Columbus and Mildred Brown Loar.

Ruth Ann had been a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and loved gardening, having numerous flower gardens. She was a 1954 graduate of Wintersville High School and had worked at the former Elby’s and Spanky’s as a waitress.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James J. Paluch; brother, Clark Loar and sister, Eleanor.

Ruth Ann is survived by her daughter, Gnaden Fiber of Washington, PA; sons, Patrick (Leah) Paluch of Grove City, OH and Michael Paluch of Hilliard, OH; brother, Robert “Bob” (Carol) Loar of Wintersville, OH; sister, Kathy (Steve) Halsted of Naples, FL; grandchildren, Alexis Snider, Aubrey Fiber and Jillian Paluch.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2013, 1 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Cemetery Chapel with Msgr. Kurt Kemo officiating.

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