Ruth E. Peterson, 1925-2020

BOARDMAN — Ruth E. Peterson, 95, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 8, 2020, at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital.

Mrs. Peterson was born Feb. 24, 1925, in Warren, a daughter of James and Alda B. (Burnett) Thomas. Ruth was a Warren G. Harding High School National Honor Society graduate, and she married Roy C. Peterson on Nov. 8, 1946. They moved to Pete’s Puddle from Youngstown in 1958.

A member of the East Fairfield United Methodist Church, Ruth helped operate Peterson Webster Electric. In her later years, she was a bookkeeper and notary for Morris Prezant. Her favorite pastimes were gardening, dancing and, of course, singing.

Ruth leaves to cherish precious memories of her, her sons, C.R. Peterson and his wife, Linda, of Poland and James T. Peterson of Lisbon; three grandchildren, Carl Roy, Nicole and Mindy Peterson; and three great-grandchildren, Hannah, Carl Roy and Eloise.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Roy, who passed away Aug. 2, 1972; an infant son; sister, Mary Cromley; and brother, James C. Thomas.

A memorial service and luncheon will be held at a later date.

The family has entrusted Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home in Columbiana with the arrangements for their loved one.

Family and friends are invited to visit www.seederly-mongandbeck.com to sign the guestbook or send private condolences.

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