Norwalk Reflector: Ruth "Joyce" Munroe

Ruth "Joyce" Munroe

Zoe Greszler • Updated May 5, 2019 at 6:51 PM

WAKEMAN — Ruth "Joyce" Munroe, 80, of Wakeman, passed away on May 3, 2019, January 29, 1939, in Lorain, and has lived in the Wakeman area in 1971. She was a dedicated homemaker and mother to six children. She enjoyed spending time with her family and her animals.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Richard, her children, Sherrie (Bill) Gerstenberger, of Collins, Debbie (Dean) Stewart, of Wakeman, John (Diane) Munroe, of Wakeman, Chris (Lisa) Munroe, of Collins, Michelle Munroe, of Wakeman, 14 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents Russell and Joan (Cartwright) Boise, a son Terry "Munce" Munroe, a brother Robert and sister Diane.

Friends may call on Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 at the Morman Funeral Home, 16 Cooper Street, Wakeman, where services will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at Wakeman Cemetery.

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Memorial contributions may be made to St. Judes Childrens Research Hospital.


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