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“I am so sorry that I had come across this to know that Ruth had passed. I worked with her for many years at Citizens and knew her and Orvill well. ...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Hilda Fazekas - Grafton, OH

“I am so sorry to hear about Aunt Ruth. My heart and prayers go out to the family. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: DARLENE MOORE - TIFFIN, OH

“Don, Sorry for your loss, I'm sure she will be missed. Give our regards to your wife and family. John & Diane Luby ”
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“Dear Don and Jean, On behalf of the Sandusky Council and the Bishop Machebeuf Assembly of the Knights of Columbus, we send you our prayers of...Read More »
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“To Donnie & all of your family: My thoughts and prayers go out to you at this very trying time. Ruth was such a wonderful person and my family...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Darlene Dlugos - Henderson, NV

“Our most sincere condolences to Dick, Russell and Don and families on the loss of your mother, grandmother and aunt. My most wonderful memory of her...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Alan and Monica Wiencke - Amherst, OH

“Thoughts and prayers to your family.Serena Molnar Dawkins ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Don,Jeanne,and girls,Sorry for the lost of your Mom and Grandmother. She was a very nice women and good neighbor. Prayers for all of you. Pat Darvas ”
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“Dear Russ & Nancy, So sorry for the loss of your mother. I just lost mine this past Oct. 28th. Your are in my thoughts and prayers tonite. ...Read More »
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Ruth E. Hite, age 90, of Vermilion, died Friday November 16, 2012 at the Norwalk Memorial Home. She was born on March 19, 1922 in Vermilion and has lived in the area all of her life. She was a 1938 graduate of Berlin Heights High School. She was a bank teller and Secretary to the President of the Citizens Banking Company in Lorain for many years. She was a member of the Zone Temple #86 Order of the Pythian Sisters, the Halcyon Chapter #347 Order of Eastern Star, where she was a Past Worthy Matron, the Echoes Club of Dendarah Court No. 10, and the Ladies of the Oriental Shrine of North America No. 10. She was also a member of the Turkeyfoot Clan #75, The Grand and Glorious Order of Hillbillys, and the Bunco Club. She was also a member of the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Berlin Heights. She enjoyed crocheting and visiting with her family.

She is survived by her three sons Russell (Nancy) Hite, of Vermilion, Richard (Gayle) Hite, of Vermilion, and Donald (Jeanne) Hite, of New London, 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Orville A. Hite, her parents Leslie and Inez (Brundage) Bentley, and three sisters Thelma Manzo, Harriet Lippus, and Naida Demuth.
Friends may call on Tuesday November 20, from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at the Morman-Hinman-Tanner Funeral Home, 38 South Street, Berlin Heights. Services will be held on Wednesday November 21 at 11:00 am at the First Congregational UCC on Main Street in Berlin Heights. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery near Vermilion.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 20470 Lorain Road Cleveland, OH 44126
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