Ruth E. Tyska, 88, of Rittman died Monday morning, May 11, 2009 at her home.
She was born July 31, 1920 in Neffs, Ohio to Joseph and Anna (Baker) Howell and lived in Rittman since 1942.
She was a homemaker and formerly worked at Ohio Boxboard Co., Rittman Press and Rohrer Printing. Ruth enjoyed crocheting and playing bingo.
Her husband, Godfrey Tyska, died on January 27, 2007.
Surviving are a daughter, Connie (John) Roher of Seville; sons, Ron Tyska of Rittman and Larry (Betty) Tyska of Wadsworth; grandchildren, Christine (Denny) Thompson, Kenneth Tyska, and Barbara Snow; and great-grandchild, Laura Thompson.
A son, Richard Tyska, grandson, Mark Tyska, great-granddaughter, Grace Marie Thompson, and 8 brothers and sisters died previously.
Services will be held Wednesday, May 13 at 11:30 A.M. at Gillman Funeral Home, 360 W. sunset Dr., Rittman. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Seville. Friends may call from 10:00 - 11:30 A.M. on Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice & Palliative Care of Greater Wayne County, 2525 Back Orrville Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.