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Charlene Sis Ruff

1931-2017

Published: August 31, 2017 12:00 AM

Charlene "Sis" Ruff, 85, of Minerva, died Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, in the Arbors of Minerva.

She was born Nov. 6, 1931, in Canton to Ira and June Large. She had worked for Thermodevices in Minerva and was a crossing guard for Minerva Local Schools.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Ruff, who died in 2015; a sister, Norma Coliacovo; a brother, Bruce Large; and a great granddaughter, Abigail Dunbar. She is survived by two daughters, Jody (Greg) Holtz of Estero, Fla. and Jennifer (Ted) Dunbar of Canton; son, Greg (Diane) Ruff of Minerva; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Aug. 27 in the Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva, with Chaplain Larry Karlen officiating. Burial was in East Lawn Cemetery. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register book at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.


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