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Ruth E. Goddard 1955-2022

WEST FARMINGTON — Ruth E. Goddard, 66, of West Farmington, passed away peacefully into eternal rest Saturday night, May 7, 2022, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center in Warren.

She was born June 9, 1955, in Ravenna, the daughter of the late Jack R. Sindledecker and Verna E. Freudiger Sindledecker.

Ruth married the love of her life, Richard J. Goddard, on March 19, 1982, and they enjoyed 40 years of marriage together. She had lived in West Farmington since 2006 and was formerly of Bristolville. Ruth graduated from LaBrae High School in the Class of 1973. She was a member of the Eastern Star No. 79, White Shrine No. 42, Women’s Relief Corps and the Social Order of the Beauceant No. 77 of Warren. Ruth enjoyed crocheting, growing flowers, gardening, baking and spending time with the grandkids.

Ruth was preceded in death by her father; and one brother, Paul Sindledecker.

She is survived by her husband, Richard J. Goddard of West Farmington; her daughter, Charlene (Roscoe) Sloan of North Bloomfield; her son, Andrew (Stacy) Goddard of Rock Creek; her five sisters, Jacqueline (Dave) Gore of Greer, S.C., Mary (Jace) Mansfield of Bristolville, Michelle (Robert) McCombs of Victor, Iowa, Sally (Sam) Kellar of Lordstown and Jeannie (Paul) Raub of Camden, S.C.; her brother, Charles Sindledecker of Bristolville; and five grandchildren, Kayla, Caleb, Mackenzie, Ian Sloan and Mason Goddard.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at the James Funeral Home in Newton Falls, with the Rev. Paula Marbury officiating.

Calling hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at the funeral home, where the ladies of the Social Order of the Beauceant will perform a service at 5 p.m. Ruth will be laid to rest at Hillside Cemetery in West Farmington. The family has requested that all donations please be made to the charity of your choice in Ruth’s honor.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the James Funeral Home, 8 E. Broad St., Newton Falls, Ohio 44444, 330-872-5440.

Family and friends may view Ruth’s obituary online or to send condolences, at www.jamesfuneralhomeinc.com.

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