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 Ruth Helen <I>Henry</I> Benedict

Ruth Helen Henry Benedict

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Death 17 Jan 2013 (aged 98)
Burial Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 103785118 · View Source
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Ruth Helen (Henry) Benedict, 98, passed away quietly at Wesley Ridge Care Center January 17, 2013. Ruth, the 2nd child of John and Meta (Adam) Henry, was born December 6, 1914 and grew up on Lathrop Street in what is now German Village.

She and Paul, her husband of 68 years, were longtime Bexley residents where they raised their three children Barbara (Peterson of Canton, Georgia), Nancy (George) Mills of Pickerington and Stephen (Eileen) of Pataskala.
Paul and Ruth were married and active in the Central Community Church on East Mound Street in Columbus which later became Scottwood Community Church.

Ruth was employed for 25 years by the Columbus Public Schools and worked at Barrett Middle School for 25 years.

She was preceded in death by husband, Paul;
brother, Howard Henry;
sister, Edith Neff.

Ruth is survived by her children;
her sister, Margaret "Peggy" Poenisch of Pickerington, Ohio;
grandchildren, Jodi McConnell of Ballground, GA and Emilie (Robert) Viola of Canal Winchester;
great grandchildren, Katharyn, Patrick, Sophia, and Josephine.

Funeral service at the Schoedinger East Chapel, 5360 E. Livingston Ave., Columbus, OH with Rev. Robert Kimes officiating. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.


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  • Created by: Bernice
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103785118
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Helen Henry Benedict (6 Dec 1914–17 Jan 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103785118, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Bernice (contributor 46530900) .