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Marie Theresa Ruffing

December 02, 2021

Marie Theresa Ruffing

Marie Theresa (Fischer) Ruffing, age 91, of Norwalk, passed away Thursday evening, December 2, 2021 at Gaymont Nursing Center.

She was born October 3, 1930 in Norwalk to the late William and Theresa (Sundl) Fischer. She attended Bronson School and was a 1949 graduate of St. Paul High School. She worked at Philco in Sandusky on an assembly line making radios and met her future husband in 1955. She married John Ruffing in 1957 and was an active member of St. Paul Catholic Church all her life. She enjoyed gardening, spending time with her family and grandchildren, and volunteered for her children’s activities, school cafeteria over the years and was an avid cook.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, John N. Ruffing of Norwalk; children, Tom (Tiina) Ruffing of Norwalk, Tim Ruffing of Huron and Bill (Karen) Ruffing of Columbia Twp, OH; grandchildren, Thomas, Jacob, Daniel and Christopher Ruffing; and her brother, Adolph Fischer of Norwalk; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Joseph Fischer in 2007.

Friends may call on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 from 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. A funeral Mass will be held 11:00 A.M. Thursday, December 9, 2021 at St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main Street, Norwalk. Burial will follow at St. Paul Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main Street, Norwalk, OH 44857 or ProMedica Hospice, 907 W State St A, Fremont, OH 43420.

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Marie Theresa (Fischer) Ruffing, age 91, of Norwalk, passed away Thursday evening, December 2, 2021 at Gaymont Nursing Center.

She was born October 3, 1930 in Norwalk to the late William and Theresa (Sundl) Fischer. She attended Bronson School and was a 1949 graduate of St. Paul High School. She worked at Philco in Sandusky on an assembly line making radios and met her future husband in 1955. She married John Ruffing in 1957 and was an active member of St. Paul Catholic Church all her life. She enjoyed gardening, spending time with her family and grandchildren, and volunteered for her children’s activities, school cafeteria over the years and was an avid cook.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, John N. Ruffing of Norwalk; children, Tom (Tiina) Ruffing of Norwalk, Tim Ruffing of Huron and Bill (Karen) Ruffing of Columbia Twp, OH; grandchildren, Thomas, Jacob, Daniel and Christopher Ruffing; and her brother, Adolph Fischer of Norwalk; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Joseph Fischer in 2007.

Friends may call on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 from 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. A funeral Mass will be held 11:00 A.M. Thursday, December 9, 2021 at St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main Street, Norwalk. Burial will follow at St. Paul Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main Street, Norwalk, OH 44857 or ProMedica Hospice, 907 W State St A, Fremont, OH 43420.

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Jim Reineck

Norwalk, OH
December 07, 2021

Rest in peace Marie you are in my prayers.

John E. Schumm

Norwalk, OH, United States
December 06, 2021

Dear John and family: I always enjoyed visiting with your mom. She was a great mother and loyal Paulite.
You are in my thoughts and prayers. John E. Schumm