Ruth L. (Schulze) Santoro, 89, of Sandusky, passed away peacefully on Thursday afternoon, Nov. 15, 2012, at the Providence Care Center.
She was born on Oct. 5, 1923, in Bucyrus, Ohio, and graduated from Bucyrus High School in 1941.
She was employed by Ohio Power and Electric Co. in Bucyrus, and Ohio Bell Telephone Co. in Sandusky. Ruth was an active member of Zion Lutheran Church, Sandusky, and belonged to several golf leagues and clubs.
Ruth leaves behind two daughters, Ellen Radomski, of Milton, Mass. and Deborah (Michael) Fleming, of Warrenton, Va.; four grandchildren, Brian Radomski, Lauren (Zach) Duffield, and Ashton and Caleb Fleming; and one great-grandchild, Emilia Grace.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred A. Santoro, in 2002; her parents, Clemens and Elsie (Rossman) Schulze; two sisters, Ester Marie Rexroth and Phyllis Ellen Schulze; and two brothers, Elmer Ralph and Donald Paul Schulze.
At Ruth’s request, cremation has taken place at Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at Zion Lutheran Church, 503 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Pastor John Mawhirter will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made in Ruth’s memory to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be shared at toftfh.com.