Ronald Ruthenberg

Ronald R. "Ron" Ruthenberg

May 13, 1946 - Aug 18, 2019
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Ronald R. Ruthenberg, 73, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 18. A life-long resident of Akron, Ron was a graduate of Garfield and Kent State University. He proudly served in the United State Navy on the USS Forrestal during the Vietnam era. He was a member of the VFW Post 8975 and had served as District 8 Commander. Other memberships include Catholic War Veterans, St. Vincent-St. Mary Boosters, the Knights of Columbus, and the Jednota Club. He was a long time parishioner at Visitation of Mary Parish (Annunciation).
In 2005 he was preceded in death by his wife of 20 years, Frances.
His survivors include daughters, Julie Marie (Mark) Vasko and Amy Elizabeth Ruthenberg (Matthew Stout); grandchildren, Bailey Stout, Aurora, Zander, Chase, and Kane Vasko.

Calling hours will be on Sunday, Aug. 25 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Dunn-Quigley Funeral Home (811 Grant St.). Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10:00 a.m. at Visitiation of Mary Catholic Church (55 Broad St., Akron 44305) followed by interment with military honors at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.

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  • Visitation

    Sunday, August 25th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Sunday, August 25th, 2019 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Dunn-Quigley Funeral Home
    811 Grant Street
    AKRON, OH 44311
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  • Service

    Monday, August 26th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Monday, August 26th, 2019 10:00am
    Visitation of Mary (formerly, Annunciation)
    55 Broad St.
    AKRON, OH 44305
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  • Interment

    Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery
    10175 Rawiga Road
    RITTMAN, OH 44270
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Dave Parsons

Posted at 08:22am
Thank You for all your help at our memorial service thru the years . You will be truly missed ! R.I.P. RON !

Greg & Jennifer Lee

Posted at 03:17pm
Uncle Ron & Aunt Fran...together again. Sent with love and remembrance, with thoughts of peace and courage for your family.
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Posted at 02:36pm
Ron will remain in our hearts forever. We will miss him very much. Love: Bruce & Marcee Cwiakala, Sara & Luke Klingson, Katie & Bobby Bobowsky
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Posted at 09:17am
With deepest sympathy, The Maples Family, Blanton, Linda, Jason and Daniel.
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Jim Kopko

Posted at 06:41am
Ron will remain in my heart forever. I will always remember many great memories of Ron.
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