Betty M.(McBride) Ruckman
Betty M. Ruckman, age 90, of Shelby, died Saturday, December 10, 2011 at Med Central Shelby Hospital.
She was born December 15, 1920 in Shiloh, OH. A 1939 graduate of Shiloh High School, Betty was a nurse in the dispensary at Ohio Brass Company in Mansfield for 8 years before starting her family. She was a member of Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church and the Altar Rosary Society. Betty enjoyed raising roses; however, her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Betty is survived by her sons: Tom and Mary Ruckman of Bolivar, OH and Richard E. Ruckman of Willard, OH; 4 grandchildren: Melissa and Daniel Russell of Massillon, Tonya Ruckman of Canton, Adam Ruckman of Bolivar and Carey Miller of Shelby; 5 great grandchildren; a sister: Anna Mae Ebinger of Lorain, OH; a niece and 2 nephews. She was preceded in death by her father: Roland McBride; her mother: Elizabeth (Longley) Landis McBride; her husband: Frederick D. Ruckman in 1991; 4 sisters: Martha Lofland, Miriam Mosier and infant twin sisters, Janet and Jean McBride.
There will be no visitation. Friends and family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass on Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 12:00 Noon at Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 29 West Street, Shelby, with Father Nick Cunningham officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the church.
Turner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. On-line condolences