Ruth F. (Petsche) Wood

July 24, 1947 ~ April 11, 2021 (age 73)

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Ruth F. Wood (nee Petsche), age 73, of Wickliffe, passed away April 11, 2021. She was born on July 24, 1947 in Cleveland, OH to the late Harold and Anna (nee Wauben) Petsche.

Ruth was a graduate of Mentor High School. She was an avid reader who also enjoyed bowling, crossword puzzles, playing cards and board games. But most of all, Ruth enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Ruth was the beloved wife of the late Dorsey; loving companion of Bob Peterson; dearest mother of Timothy and Dwain (Denise); devoted grandmother of Timmy (Christine), Bryan, Jude (Marissa), Delaney, Danielle, Megan (deceased) and great grandmother of four; dear sister of Harold (Cheryl) Petsche, Mary (Bruce) Armitage, Patti (Bob) Bricker, Matt Petsche and the late Barb Petsche and Joe Petsche.

Private family services to be held at Knollwood Cemetery in Mayfield Hts.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ruth’s memory to Hospice of the Western Reserve P.O. BOX 72101 Cleveland, OH 44192.

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Private Entombment

Knollwood Cemetery
1678 SOM Center Road
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124


Hospice of the Western Reserve
P.O. BOX 72101, Cleveland OH 44192
Tel: 1-800-707-8922

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