Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Ruth Delores (Lilly) Roub

Ruth Delores Roub, age 79, formerly of Shelby and Mansfield, died Saturday, August 11, 2007 at the Crestwood Care Center after an extended illness.

Ruth was born November 12, 1927 in Loretto, PA, moving to this area from Pennsylvania in the late 1950’s. She was an 18 year employee of the Ratliff Nursing Home in Shelby where she had been a nurse’s aid. She was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Mansfield.

Ruth is survived by one son and his wife, James E. and Vickie Roub, Jr. of Mansfield;
2 granddaughters, Candy and Jeff Echelbarger of Plymouth, Christy and Dalton Wood of Mansfield; 11 great grandchildren; 3 step grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Roub, Sr in 1997 and by 5 sisters.

Friends may call on Wednesday, August 15, 2007 from 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. Additional visitation will be on Friday, August 17, 2007 from 10-11 AM at the Santella & Axe Funeral Home, 1106 Eighth Avenue, Altoona, PA where funeral services will be held at 11 AM. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Altoona. Memorial expressions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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