RUTH CAROLINE HARTMAN DAY WILSON, age 96, of Highland Hts., OH, passed away peacefully on July 27, 2013 at the A.M. McGregor Home. She was born on July 6, 1917 in Ravenna, Ohio, daughter of the late Harry D. and Lorean (Harre) Hartman. She was preceded in death by her husbands George C. Day and Dale F. Wilson, son Richard C. Day, infant sister Etta Hartman, brothers Floyd and Harry Hartman, sisters Gertrude Rickerd and Gladys Langmead, and several loving sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. Ruth is survived by her sons Harry R. Day (Maribeth), Springfield, VA and Jeffrey H. Day (Catherine), Highland Hts., OH, daughter Carol D. Shaw (Glen), Jamestown, OH, daughter-in-law M. Jill Day of Clayton, CA and step-daughters Patricia Clark (Russ), Massillon, OH and Kathleen W. Huttlinger (Frank), Las Cruces, NM, twelve grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Ruth graduated from John Adams High School in Cleveland, OH. She was a loyal employee of Standard Oil (BP) and a member of the Quarter Century Club. Ruth received a Special Mission Award from the E-E United Methodist Women; was a 64 year member of the Windermere Chapter No. 388 Order of the Eastern Star; and an active member of her local AARP Chapter. She was always quick with a smile and loved to travel. Ruth will be remembered for teaching the importance of family life and will be missed by those who knew her well.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Ruth’s memory to The University Circle United Methodist Church (formerly Epworth-Euclid UMC), 1919 E. 107th St., Cleveland, OH, 44106.
Private Burial in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Memorial Service Saturday, August 10 at 2:00 PM at University Circle United Methodist Church.
The family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Ruth at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF SOUTH EUCLID, 4600 MAYFIELD RD. (just east of Green Rd.) FRIDAY FROM 4-8 PM with an O.E.S. service at 7:30 PM.Print This Obituary & Condolences