December 09, 1922 ‒ April 02, 2018
Formerly of Mount Vernon, Ohio
Bertha Ruark, age 95 of Mt. Vernon, died Monday morning, April 2nd, 2018 in Ocala, Florida.
She was born December 9, 1922 in Stricklett, Kentucky to the late Johnny and Sarah (Butler) Bloomfield. In addition to being a homemaker, she worked as a nurses’ aide for Elmhurst Nursing Home in Westerville for several years and then as an assembler for AT&T in Columbus for over sixteen years.
She is survived by her sons George (Linda) of Mt. Vernon; Larry of Mt. Vernon; Bill (Janet) of Sunbury; Darrell (Nanette) of Marengo; daughters Connie Ruark of Mt. Vernon; Wanda Pittman of Mt. Vernon; and son-in-law Terry Traxler; as well as 14 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of nearly 70 years, George Ruark; daughter Linda Traxler; sons-in-law Eddie Pittman and Kevin Smith; daughter-in-law Sylvia Geshwilm Ruark; granddaughter Jody Traxler; brothers George and Edgar; and sisters Weaver, Lona, Dorothy and Lilli.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 8th at 8:00 p.m. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. prior to the service, at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 N. St. Rt. 61 in Sunbury, with Pastor Janet Ruark officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to: The Lower Lights Ministries, 1066 Bellows Avenue, Columbus, OH 43223. Inurnment will be at a later date at Friendship Cemetery in Mt. Vernon, OH.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com