Ruth E. Amato

March 14, 1923 ‒ March 09, 2003

Delaware, Ohio

Ruth E. Amato, 79 of Delaware, died Sunday morning March 9, 2003 at Grady Memorial Hospital in Delaware.

She was born in Delaware on March 14, 1923 to the late John and Ruth (Hoeffle) Ferris. She was a lifelong resident of Delaware and Member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Catholic Ladies of Columbia, Hospital Guild at Grady Memorial, Meals on Wheels and Sorority Mom for Kappa Kappa Gamma.

Survived by Son and Daughter-in-law: Tony and Phyllis Amato of Delaware; Daughter and Son-in-law: Rose Marie and David Smith of Delaware; Grandchildren: Melissa and Mike Young, Tony Amato Jr., Laurie and Matt Moore, Christine Smith, Kevin and Karlin Smith, and Stephanie Smith. Great Grandchildren: Michael, Jordan, Blake, Abbigail and Hayden.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Albert in 1991, 1 Brother and 1 Sister and Longtime Friend and Cousin Marialyce Amato.

Friends may call Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 W. William Street, Delaware with Prayer Services at 4 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday March 12, 2003 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 82 E. William Street, Delaware with Fr. Kevin Kavanagh celebrant. Interment will follow in the St. Mary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 1105 Mt. Vernon Ave., Marion, Ohio 43302