Ruth J. Uszak (nee Savinsky), 83, of Avon Lake, died Oct. 5, 2012. She was born April 9, 1929 in Lorain, and had lived in Avon Lake for more than 55 years, moving from Lorain.
She attended Nativity Catholic School in Lorain and graduated from Lorain High School class of 1946. She was retired from Avon Lake schools, where she worked in food service for over 20 years. She was a very active member at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Avon Lake, where she served as a eucharistic minister, and was also a member of the “Young In Spirit” group at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Avon Lake. She was a member of the Isabella Guild of the Fr. Ragan Council, Avon/Avon Lake, a member of the “Lively Avon Lakers,” and a volunteer for Life Share Blood Bank. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading and travel.
Ruth is survived by four sons, Richard (Fannie), Michael (Becky), Dennis (Agnes), and Dale Uszak; six grandchildren, Katie, Hannah, Gregory, Colleen, Geoffrey, Myiah; two brothers, Donald (Betty) Savinsky, Robert (Geri) Savinsky; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald G. Uszak; brother, Walter Savinsky and her parents, Walter and Anna (nee Greedan) Savinsky.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 32929 Lake Road, Avon Lake. Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Isabella Guild of the Fr. Ragan Council, 1783 Moore Road, P.O. Box 224, Avon, OH 44011.
Misencik Funeral Home, Avon, is handling all arrangements. Information courtesy of Misencik Funeral Home.