Ruth “Ma” Ellen Wade

April 04, 1938 ‒ June 18, 2012

Delaware, Ohio

Ruth Ellen Wade, “Ma” 74, of Radnor passed away unexpectedly at her residence on Monday, June 18, 2012. She was born on April 4, 1938 in Kalamazoo, Michigan to the late Fred and Gladys (Heath) Wolfe. Ruth spent most of her life in the Delaware County area where she worked many years as a Buckeye Valley School bus driver. She loved spending time with her family and making lap quilts to donate to the Salvation Army. Ruth is survived by her husband, Bill “Boppy” Wade; 2 sons, Mike (Melissa) Wade of Delaware and Duane Wade of Radnor; a daughter, Dyanna (Scott) Dauphin of Radnor; 8 grandchildren, Shawn, Cody, Shannon Dauphin, Shelby, Morgan, Haley, Kelsi and Tyler Wade; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. She is preceded in death by 3 sisters, Mae Wolfe, Jean Hawkins, and Freda Anderson; and a brother, Sonny Wolfe. A private graveside service will take place in Oak Grove Cemetery. To share a memory of Ruth or to express a condolence to the family please visit .