SALEM - Ruth Ann Thomas, 71, of Salem, Ohio, died Sunday morning, Dec. 23, 2012 at the Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born May 22, 1941 in Salem, the daughter of the late Ellis and Mary Betty (Hanson) Coy.
Mrs. Thomas had been a manager at the laundromat in the Southeast Plaza for 16 years. She was a 1959 graduate of Salem High School and a member of the Church of God of The Abrahamic Faith.
Ruth was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan.
Her husband, Robert D. Thomas, whom she married Feb. 22, 1963 survives her along with two sons, Scott (Michele) Thomas of Salem and Mark (Laurie) Thomas of Salem; a brother, Richard (Bonnie) Coy of Salem; and three grandsons, Jason, Jacob and Luke Thomas.
Services will be held at 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor Kari Lankford officiating.
Calling hours will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent online to the family at www.starkmemorial.com.