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F. Ruth McElfresh

September 24, 1936 November 6, 2020
F. Ruth McElfresh
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Obituary for F. Ruth McElfresh

F. Ruth McElfresh, age 84, of Caldwell, Ohio, died Friday, November 6, 2020, at Summit Acres Nursing Home in Caldwell. She was born September 24, 1936, in Noble County, daughter of the late Rev. Lenley D. and Dorotha M. Cramer Addis. She was a graduate of Dexter City High School, and she attended Muskingum University. Ruth earned both a Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Education from Ohio University in Athens. She retired in 1987 as an elementary school teacher for Caldwell Exempted Village Schools following 33 years of service. She was a member of the Caldwell United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir, a 50 year member of the Guernsey Chapter #211, Order of the Eastern Star, and a member of the Noble County Business and Professional Women’s Association, and the Caldwell Literary Club.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Donald W. McElfresh, whom she married August 30, 1958, and who died July 6, 2003; two sons, Brian Earl McElfresh and Steven Grant McElfresh; and one brother, Roy D. Addis.

Surviving are two brothers, Joseph Dale (Joy) Addis of Hilliard and Mark D. (Irene) Addis of Pleasant City; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Wednesday, November 11, 2020, from 11AM-1PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell, where the funeral service will follow visitation at 1PM with Pastor Jeff Coggins officiating. Burial will follow at Olive Cemetery. Guests are asked to wear masks and practice social distancing at all gatherings.

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Visitation

Wednesday

11

Nov

11:00 AM 11/11/2020 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 11/11/2020 1:00:00 PM
McVay-Perkins Funeral Home

416 East Street
PO Box 263
Caldwell, OH 43724

McVay-Perkins Funeral Home
416 East Street Caldwell 43724 OH
United States

Service

Wednesday

11

Nov

1:00 PM 11/11/2020 1:00:00 PM
McVay-Perkins Funeral Home

416 East Street
PO Box 263
Caldwell, OH 43724

McVay-Perkins Funeral Home
416 East Street Caldwell 43724 OH
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Olive Cemetery Final Resting Place

189 Olive Street
Caldwell, OH 43724

189 Olive Street Caldwell 43724 OH
United States
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