2011-09-17 / Obituaries

Naomi Ruth Metty

Naomi Ruth Metty, age 89 of Lancaster, former resident of Baltimore, died Sunday, September 4, 2011, at the Pickering House. She was born in Basil, on July 25, 1922, to the late Sherman and Blanche Oberlander.

Ruth loved to sew and was retired from Fashion Cleaners with 20 years of service. She also loved gardening, reading and cooking.

She is survived by her daughter, Sharon K. Wilkin of Lancaster; son, David K. Metty of Cincinnati; five grandchildren, Penny, Cheryl, Michael, Steven, and Emma; seven great grandchildren; sister, Thelma Helsel of Columbus; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; granddaughter, Holly Altman; sister, Marvene Hochradel; and former husband, Fred Metty.

Caring Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 17, 2011, at 3:00 p.m. at the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home and Crematory, 207 S. Main St., Baltimore, with Pastor William Lavely officiating. Friends may visit one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday.

Memorial gifts may be given to FairHoPe Hospice, 282 Sells rd., Lancaster, Ohio 43130.

To send an online condolence, and sign the guest book, please visit www.funeralhome.com.

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