PASTRE, Ruth Yvonne, 86, of Smithfield, Ohio, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013, at the Gable Care Center in Hopedale, Ohio.
Ruth was born April 4, 1927, in Harpersville, Ohio, daughter of the late John B. and Sarah Little Domenick.
Ruth was a homemaker and earlier in her life had worked at the Company Store in Piney Fork. She was a member of St. Adalbert Roman Catholic Church in Dillonvale and was an active member of the former Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Smithfield. She was the former Treasurer for the Smithfield Alumni Assoc. and was a longtime volunteer for the Easter Seals in the Ohio Valley.
In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by an infant son, Baby Emilio, and her sister, Betty Rotella.
Surviving are her husband, Emilio J. Pastre, of their home, her daughter, Renee Pastre, of Bloomingdale, her son, Rick, and his wife, Susan, of Smithfield, three grandchildren, Ricky and Ashley Pastre and Sarah Kendziorski. Ruth also is survived by her brother, John, and his wife, Martha Domenick, of Smithfield.
Visitation for Ruth will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the J.E. Foster Funeral Homes, Inc., 107 Hill St., Smithfield, Ohio. Wednesday visitation will take place at St. Adalbert Catholic Church in Dillonvale from 9:15 until time of Ruth's Funeral Liturgy with Mass at 10 a.m. Msgr. John Kolesar will celebrate her Mass and burial will follow in Holly Memorial Gardens.
Vigil service will be held on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to: The United Mine Workers of America, 56000 Dilles Bottom, Shadyside, Ohio 43947 or Hounds Haven, 22 Twp. Rd. 150, Dillonvale, Ohio 43917.
Condolences may be offered to the family at www.jefosterfh.com.