Ruth M. Turner
Ruth M. Turner died peacefully on Wednesday, September 17, 2008 with her devoted husband of 65 years and her family by her side at Pepperberry Suites, Foxcrest in Chester. She was born in East Liverpool on July 11, 1920, the daughter of the late Edward T. and Evelyn Fisher Martin.
She graduated from East Liverpool High School in 1938, attended Ohio Wesleyan University and graduated from Flora Stone Mather College at Western Reserve University in 1942. She was a Registered Dietician for the Stouffer Corporation in Cleveland and later, for the Extended Care Center in East Liverpool. She was the office manager for her husband’s dental practice until he retired.
She was a long time member of the Monday Literary Club, the East Liverpool City Hospital Auxiliary, the Travelers Club, East Liverpool Historical Society and Alpha Chi Omega Sorority. Mrs. Turner especially enjoyed her “ELGGA” friends, and the Tuesday Bridge Group. She was a life long member of the First United Methodist Church of East Liverpool.
She is survived by her husband, Dr. Arthur A. Turner, whom she married February 12, 1943. Also surviving are one son, Arthur L. Turner and his wife Joyce Massey of Yardley, PA, two daughters, Carolee O’Hara and her husband, Terrence of East Liverpool and Barbara Hanlon of Fairfield, OH. There are six grandchildren, Melissa Booth and her husband , Charles, Georgia O’Hara and her husband, Matt Lee, Kate Battagline and her husband, Rick, Douglas O’Hara, Emily and Nick Hanlon; and two great grandsons, Luke Battagline and Jacob Booth; Two brothers, Dan W. Martin of Wellington, FL and Edward T. Martin of East Liverpool, and one sister, Marilyn Woodward of Naples, FL survive.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard C. Martin and Harry L. Martin.
Friends may call at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes today, Thursday, September 18, 2008 from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 PM and up until the time of the service on Friday at the church.
The Reverend Dale Sutton will conduct funeral service at the First United Methodist Church in East Liverpool on Friday, September 19, 2008 at 11:00AM.
Burial will follow in Riverview Cemetery.
Family and friends will gather for food and fellowship at the East Liverpool Chapel and Hospitality Center of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Fifth Street following the services at the cemetery.
Memorial tributes may take the form of contributions to The East Liverpool City Hospital Auxiliary, 426 West Sixth Street, East Liverpool, Ohio or the First United Methodist Church, 200 West Fifth Street, East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
Family and friends may view this obituary, sign the guest book or send condolences on line at altmeyer.com