Ruth L. Deichler

LISBON — Ruth Lucille Huff Deichler, 95, died at 7:10 p.m. Thursday at the Vista Center in Lisbon.

She was born Oct. 17, 1921 in Youngstown, a daughter of the late John Ward Huff and Jean (Moore) Huff.

She was a lifelong resident of the Hubbard area before moving to Lisbon in 2004.

She worked at various food markets in the Hubbard area before getting her dream job in the offices of the Hubbard Banking Company. She left that job to raise her family, and later became a US Census worker, sold Avon, and for many years was a poll worker during elections.

She was raised in the Disciple of Christ Church before becoming a Methodist in 1953. She was a member of the United Methodist Churches in Masury, Hubbard, and Lisbon.

She is survived by her children, Edward C. (Joan) Deichler of The Villages, Fla., John A. (Carol) Deichler of Lisbon and Sandra (James) Colaluca of Poland; four grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Her husband, C. Edward Deichler, whom she married Feb. 16, 1946, preceded her in death May 18, 2000.

The family wishes to thank the staff of the Vista Center for their care and support during her stay. The family also suggests, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Lepper Library, 303 East Lincoln Way, Lisbon, Ohio 44432.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home with te Rev. Betsy Schenk officiating. Private burial will follow at the Maple Grove Cemetery in Hubbard.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of services Tuesday at the funeral home.

Friends may also view her memorial tribute page and express condolences online at