Ruth E. Sukola, age 87, resident of Fort Myers Beach, Florida and former Willard resident passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2009 in Health Park Care Center in Ft. Myers, Florida. She was born on October 8, 1922 in New Washington, Ohio to the late Ralph and Marie (Weithman) Schill and had been a Willard resident the majority of her life. Mrs. Sukola was a 1942 graduate of the Mansfield Beauty College worked as a beatician for several years and later was employed as dietary supervisor at Hillside Acres Nursing Home for 19 years and a volunteer since 1983. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, the Altar and Rosary Society, 55 Plus Club, LCBA, and Our Cherished Treasurers.
She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Jay D. and Linda Sukola of Dublin, OH; four daughters and four sons-in-law, Linda J. and David Michielini of Ft. Myers Beach, FL; Kathy J. and Ric Shellhammer of Oceanside, CA; Patti A. and Barry Stinson of Ft. Myers Beach, FL; Judy L. and Wayne Shupp of New Haven, OH; six grandchildren, Amber, Jason, Lucas, Corinthia, Nicolas and Wyatt; two brothers, Fr. Frederick Schill and Gene Schill; one sister, Alice Wisler; nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph D. Sukola in 2005; two sisters, Frances Bashore and Ann Enders.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at a later date at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard, Ohio with interment following in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Willard. Secor Funeral Home in Willard assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be made at www.secorfuneralhomes.com
I am very sorry to hear of the recent loss of your mother. She was a good Christian lady. I know you will miss her. May the good Lord FILL you with His peace.
Wayne and Judy, We are so sorry to read the news of your loss. Though it has been years, we remember Ruth’s smile and kindness. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Friends always, Larry and Yvonne
Dear Patti and family, I was very sad to read about your mom’s passing. She will always have a special place in my heart as do all of you. She was one of the kindest, sweetest women I know. I’m happy to know that she got to spend her final years with all of you in a place I know she loved. Thinking of all of you and keeping you in my prayers. Please stay in touch. With love and sympathy, Karen
Patty, I am so sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.
Jay and Linda J.; so sorry to hear about your MOM. Will keep you in my prayers. Don Tschanen Newark, Ohio.
Thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. Know that your Mother is in a better place. With sympathy, Wendy Daniel
Judy, Wane & Family; our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God comfort you and give you strength. Jerry and Barb Eitle