Ruth Lenore Butcher, 87, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday morning, Aug. 26, 2014, at her home.
She was born Nov. 5, 1926, in Brookville, Ohio. She was the daughter of the late Walter and Grace Share.
She served her country as a cadet nurse in the Nursing Corps. She was of the Methodist faith and a member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church. She loved to quilt and was active in her church quilting group. Most of all she was loving wife, mother and grandmother.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, David Butcher; sister, Beatrice Martin; and two brothers: Glenn Share and Oscar Share.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving and devoted husband of 66 years, Charles Butcher; daughter, Mae Elizabeth Butcher; son, Daniel Butcher and his wife, Sandra; three grandsons: David Christian Butcher, Garrett Butcher and Cameron Butcher; and several other extended family members, church family and a host of special friends.
The family will hold a memorial and committal service in the memory gardens at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 3405 Peerless Road on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at 6 p.m. with the Rev. Ramon Torres officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to either the building fund of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church or the American Cancer Society for breast cancer research.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Ruth and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial web page and guest book at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist the Butcher family with her arrangements.