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Ruth Arleen (Mahaffey) Gray

November 3, 1930 ~ November 5, 2021 (age 91)

Obituary

RUTH ARLEEN GRAY     

 

Ruth Arleen Gray, age 91, of Dover, formerly of Dennison, O., passed away on Friday, November 5, 2021, at Park Village Assisted Living, O., following a sudden illness.

 

The daughter of Josiah K. and Nancy A. (Barnhill) Mahaffey, Ruth was born November 3, 1930 in Gnadenhutten, O.

 

Ruth was employed at Tusco Manufacturing for 18 years, until her retirement in 1977.  She was a member of the Rush Community Church of the Nazarene.  Ruth enjoyed needle point and quilting.

 

In addition to her parents, Ruth is preceded in death by her husband Eugene L. Gray Sr., who passed away on April 16, 2006 and her siblings Leona Runnicker, Joann Edwards, Donna Wallace, Rebecca Mahaffey, Mary Lou (Norman) Stover, Donald Mahaffey and Robert Mahaffey and sister-in-law Doris Witasman.

 

Ruth is survived by her children Eugene L. Gray of Strasburg, Josiah W. (Joyce) Gray Sr. of New Philadelphia, Kathy N. (Larry) Goff of Freeport and Lucia E. Vandine of Uhrichsville; grandchildren Josiah (Sue) Gray, Jason Gray, Wendy Shephard, Dennis (Bernie) Goff, Brandi (Tim) Gibson, Bethanie Arnold, Marvin “Allen” (Nichole) Bache, Stephanie Stratton and Bryan Gray; 17 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren.

 

Funeral services for Ruth will be held at 1 p.m., on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at the Uhrich-Hostettler English Funeral Home, Inc. at Uhrichsville, with the Rev. Mark Unrue officiating.  Burial will follow at Ridgecrest Memory Gardens in Dover.

 

Calling hours will be from 12 to 1 (one hour prior to services), on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at the funeral home.

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
November 10, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Uhrich - Hostettler English Funeral Home
634 N. Water St.
Uhrichsville, OH 44683

Funeral Service
Wednesday
November 10, 2021

1:00 PM
Uhrich - Hostettler English Funeral Home
634 N. Water St.
Uhrichsville, OH 44683

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