Ruth L. Alt

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414 E. Main Street New Washington OH 44854 9/26/2011 09:30:00

422 W. Mansfield Street New Washington OH 44854 9/26/2011 11:00:00

Ruth L. Alt, age 90, of New Washington, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2011 at Heartland in Bucyrus. She was born November 5, 1920 in Shelby, Ohio to Frederick and Cora (Riedy) Sheridan, who precede her in death.
She married Gerald Alt on July 23, 1942. He preceded her in death on December 4, 1998.
She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Gerald and Cindy Alt; one daughter, Karen Alt (Bill Baldosser); four grandchildren, Heather (Arnie) Auck, Jeremy (Tara) Shaum, Nathan Shaum, and Jennifer (Rick) Forsyth; twelve great-grandchildren; one brother, James Sheridan and one sister, Bernadette Kuhn.
Also preceding her in death are one granddaughter, Angela Alt; two sisters, Esther Kinstle and Mary Moorhead; four brothers, Edward, Albert, Gerald and Fred Sheridan.
She was a member of St. Bernard’s Catholic Church and the Rosary Altar Society.
Friends may call on Monday, September 26, 2011 at the Secor Funeral Home in New Washington, Ohio from 9:30 to 10:30 AM. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 AM at St. Bernards Catholic Church in New Washington, Ohio with Father Eric Culler officiating. Burial will follow at St. Bernards Catholic Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the New Washington E.M.S., the American Cancer Society or Home Care Matters Hospice. Online condolences can be left for the family at


Doug & SharonSnipes - Sep 27, 2011

Gerry we were sorry to hear of your moms passing. We were on vacation and heard when we got back. You were so lucky to have your mom so long. Please know we are thinking of you and your family during this time of grieving.

Traci Moorhead Seibert - Sep 26, 2011

In memory of my mothers sister, you have my sympathy. Traci Seibert

Dan & Lois Kehres - Sep 25, 2011

Our deepest sympathy to all of Ruth’s family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May your wonderful memories of your mother help you through this difficult time.

Jack and Linda Hoffman - Sep 25, 2011

To the family of Ruth….We were sorry to hear about Ruths passing. May all the wonderful memories you have of her help you in the days ahead. Keeping you all in prayer. Jack and Linda Hoffman

Larry and Kathy Stinchcomb - Sep 24, 2011

Karen you have our sympathy and prayers on the passing of your mother. God Bless and comfort you.

helen marie lambert - Sep 24, 2011

karen ,you have my sympathy and prayers on the passing of your mother.i will miss her at heartland. god bless you.

Dick and Lorna Ackerman - Sep 23, 2011

Please accept our condolences on the loss of Ruth…
She was someone who welcomed me to town when I married and moved here and our friendship continued for many years….
She loved her family and devoted her life to caring and freely giving them her love……what an amazing person she was and I grew to love her a lot.
You were all so lucky to have her and I see part of her in each and everyone of you….
Dick and Lorna Ackerman and family

Karen Bridges - Sep 23, 2011

Please accept my deepest sympathy on the passing of your mother .I am sorry I never got a chance to meet her , .Eternal rest grant onto her oh Lord ,May she rest in peace .
Karen Bridges