Ruth Sylvia Kellogg

EAST ROCHESTER– Ruth Ridgeway Carman ” Kellogg,” 84, of East Rochester, Ohio passed away at her residence Thursday March 12, 2020. She was born Feb. 29, 1936 in East Township, Carroll County, to John Mancil and Dorothy Irene Ridgeway. She has lived most her life in the Hanoverton and Lisbon area.

Ruth worked at Clark Pulley company in Salem, Ohio where she was a furnace operator and brazier. Ruth belonged to the Hanoverton Church of Christ and a member of the Lisbon Fraternal Order of Eagles in Lisbon, Ohio. Ruth will be remembered for her love of her pet birds and cats. Her passion was cheering for the Cleveland Indians.

She is survived by four daughters, Audrey (Russell ) Coldsnow of East Rochester, Ohio, Louise ( Michael ) Webb of Salem, Ohio, Diane (Kenny) Hardy of East Rochester, Ohio and Mindy Carman of Salem, Ohio; one son, Jerry R. Carman of Mechanicstown, Ohio; a brother, Mancil Leroy (Agnes) Ridgeway of Hanoverton, Ohio; one sister, Mary Smith of Lisbon, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and one expected great-grandchild; and many loving nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents; two sisters, Millie Huk and Irene Miller; and Homer Carman, the father of her five children.

Calling hours for Ruth will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, March 15, 2020 at the Maple Cotton Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Grove Hill Cemetery in Hanoverton, Ohio.


(Paid obituary)