Ruth Ann (Ball) Brown

January 30, 2021


Ruth Brown, of Sylvania, Ohio passed away, January 30, 2021 at the age of 102.  She attended St. Anne’s school and continued her education at Central Catholic.   Ruth worked many jobs to support herself and daughter Sharon. She worked at Glenwood Cleaners and went on to work at LaSalle’s Department Store downtown until she retired. 

She is survived by her daughter, Sharon (Robert) Nicholas Sr., grandchildren, Mary (Frank) Kobyluch, Rebecca Kiefer, Richard (Sally) Nicholas and Shari (Steve) Gwin.  She was blessed with 22 great- grandchildren and 33 great-great-grandchildren.   She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Mary Ball, sisters, Margaret Sader and Mary Jean Kunzler, brothers, Albert, Harold and Raymond Ball, grandsons, Robert Nicholas Jr., and Michael Nicholas and great-great-grandson, Michael Simon. 

 The family would like to thank Ashley, Ashton, and Kelly from Promedica Hospice for helping to keep Ruth comfortable in her final days.  

Family and friends may gather at the Reeb Funeral Home, Sylvania, Tuesday, February 2, 2021, 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. The Funeral Mass will be  conducted at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Sylvania, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 11:00 A.M.   In lieu of flowers the family are asking for donations to Promedica Hospice.  Online condolences to


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February 2, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 AM
Reeb Funeral Home
5712 Main Street
Sylvania, OH 43560

Funeral Mass
February 3, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church - Sylvania
5373 Main Street
Sylvania, OH 43560

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