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Ruth Naomi Lanaghan (nee Julias), 83, went to her home of eternal rest Monday, February 1, 2010 following a lengthy illness at Rae Ann Center of Westlake, Ohio. She was born September 1, 1926 in Niagara Falls, New York and resided in Elyria, Ohio for most of her life.

Ruth retired from General Industries in Elyria after more than 40 years of employment. She enjoyed reading, crossword and jigsaw puzzles, card games, loved music, and was a passionate caregiver to many family members.

Mrs. Lanaghan is survived by her daughter Linda Kurth (David); grandchildren Aaron Kurth (Kathy), Sarah Reinwald (Charles); great-grandchildren Kailey and Andrew Kurth.

She was preceded in death by her parents William and Helene (McBride) Julias and grandparents Thomas and Azalia McBride.

Funeral service will be Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 12pm at the Busch Funeral Home, 114 Second Street, Elyria. Celebrant Barbara Habecker will officiate. Burial will follow at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 10am until the time of the service.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Salvation Army, 716 Broad Street, Elyria, Ohio 44035. www.buschfuneral.com