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Ruth Steritz

August 30, 2018 — December 12, 2018


Ruth Anna Steritz,
age 90, of Wilmington, Ohio, passed away peacefully, Wednesday evening, December 12, 2018 at the Wilmington Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born August 30, 1928 in Martinsville, Ohio, daughter of the late Frank F. & Leona Elizabeth (Claibourn) Quigley.   On February 3, 1951 in Lynchburg, Ohio, she married Robert Dale Steritz, who also preceded her in death.

Ruth worked as a Cleaning Technician for Wilmington Nursing & Rehab Center for over 20 years and had been a member of the Martinsville Eastern Star.  She was a current member of Wilmington Church of Christ,
Surviving are her daughter- Sandra Rae (Joel) Ribler of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; son- Steven (Judy) Steritz of Springfield, OH; brother- Bobby Dale Quigley of Wilmington, OH; & brother-in-law-Neil Felheim of Martinsville, OH.
In addition to her parents and husband, Ruth was preceded in death by her brothers- Samuel, Harold, Forrest & Burdette Quigley; sister- Betty Felheim; and sisters-in-law- Wilma Quigley, Helen Quigley & Mary Quigley.
Funeral Services will be held  11:00 AM, Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at Fisher-Edgington Funeral Home, 97 West Locust Street at North Mulberry Street, Wilmington, with Chaplain William Sangrey officiating.  Interment will follow in the Lynchburg Masonic Cemetery, Lynchburg, Ohio.
Friends will be received from 10 AM until 11 AM at Fisher-Edgington Funeral Home, Wilmington, on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.
Contributions in Mrs. Steritz's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 644 Linn Street, Suite 1026, Cincinnati, Ohio  45203.  To sign the online guest book, go to

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