2007-08-04 / Obituaries

Ruth Alice Watson Lieb

A Funeral Mass celebrating the life of Ruth Alice Watson Lieb, 84 of Thornville, will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, August 2, 2007, at the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Buckeye Lake with Msgr. Frank J Meagher celebrant. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Pataskala.

Ruth died suddenly Saturday evening. She was born March 26, 1923, in Columbus, the daughter of the late William Russell and Rhea Louise Harris Watson. Ruth, a graduate of Holy Rosary High School, was a former member of Christ the King Catholic Church in Columbus.

A lifelong homemaker, she was described as" the glue that held her extended family together." She was young at heart and in attitude, with a kind and loving manner. She enjoyed playing dominoes and cards with her friends.

She was an active member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Buckeye Lake where she participated in RCIA, served as a lector, home and hospital Communion Lay Minister, Buckeye Lake Food Pantry, Vacation Bible School, and summer lunch program in Buckeye Lake. She was also a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Kissimmee, Florida where she was active with Meals on Wheels, Give Kids the World and the Good Samaritan Thrift Shop.

Ruth was preceded in death by her loving husband of 55 years, George Lieb; her sister, Joanne Brown-Koch; her brother, Bill; and son-in-law, William Markle.

Ruth leaves her loving children, Bill (Sharon) Lieb and Mark (Roxie) Lieb of Thornville, Tom ( Marilyn) Lieb of Reynoldsburg, Laurel Lieb Markle of Roaming Shores, Ohio, Karl Lieb of Merritt Island, Florida and Tony Lieb of Columbus. She will also be deeply missed by her grandchildren, Annette (Aaron) Roach, Amy Lieb, Shannan Lieb, Aaron (Kariel) Lieb, Ember (Matt) Hobbs, Evan Markle, Jessica (Jonathan) Pokorny, Nolan Markle, Andrew Lieb and Elizabeth Lieb. The loss of Mimi is also felt by her greatgrandchildren, Michael (Marsha) Lieb, Heather Lieb, Samantha Lieb, and her great-great grandchildren, Alexis Lieb and Luke Kerber; and by her nephews. She will be greatly missed by her numerous relatives and friends who cherished her.

An on-line guest register and video tribute of Ruth's life is available at www.hoskinsonfuneral. com.

The family has requested that expressions of sympathy in the form of memorial contributions to ALS of Northeast Ohio 2500 E. 22nd. Street, Suite 102, Cleve- land, Ohio 44115.

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