Ruth Meranda

Ruth Meranda

Tuesday August 15, 1922 Friday March 27, 2020

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Obituary for Ruth Deloris Meranda

Ruth D. Meranda, 97 years of Hillsboro, passed away Friday March 27, 2020.

Ruth was born on August 15, 1922 in Covington, KY, daughter of the late Andrew Jackson and Norah Ann (Cheeseman) Moore. Besides her parents, her husband, John W. Meranda, sons, Timothy and Terrence L. Meranda, eight brothers, George, Allen, Phil, Bob, Ralph, Chester, Jim and Louis Moore, and two sisters, Helen Untensinger and Mildred Vietor also precedes her.

Ruth worked at the RCA in Cincinnati for several years and was a supervisor for Albert Culbertson VO5 in Chicago for fifteen years. She was a member of the Hillsboro 1st United Methodist Church, and decorated all the boxes for Operation Christmas Child. She was also a member of the J.B. Colvert O.E.S. in Mt. Carmel.

Ruth is survived by her daughter, Patricia (Pam) Meranda of Hillsboro, son Michael (Mary) Meranda of Villa Park, IL, 5 Grandchildren, Samantha A., Michael B. (Ahsley) and Clint T. Meranda, Bridgot (Mike) Leahy and Emily R. (Bill) Wrath, 9 Great Grandchildren, Jakob, Michael, Matthew, Nicholas, and William Meranda, Jude, Quinn and Lydia Leahy and Jackson Wrath, daughter-in-law, Jan Meranda of Lombard and several nieces, nephew and a host of friends.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Hillsboro 1st United Methodist Church, Saturday June 27, 2020 at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow at the Linwood Cemetery in Russellville.

Thompson Funeral Home is taking care of the family.

Donations can be made to the Hillsboro 1st Methodist Church Operation Christmas Child.

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Joy Stanforth

Pat, You was blessed with a wonderful mother and she with a wonderful daughter. Will always remember her from Emmaus! So sorry! It is super hard to lose mom, but you haven’t really lost her. You know exactly where to find her! Praying for you my dear friend.
Comment | Posted at 06:10pm via Condolence

Lela McWhorter

So sorry for your lose. She will forever be remembered for all she did for others. You have been and will continue to be in my prayers.
Lela and Jerry McWhorter
Comment | Posted at 03:22pm via Condolence

April warden

To me and my husband when we first came to Hillsboro she greeted us with open arms at the church it made us feel so welcome we felt we belong here love you, Ruth you are with the Angels
Comment | Posted at 02:45pm via Condolence


God has Ruth in his hands... Condolences to Pat & family... Ruth is in Glory!
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