Ruth Fecik

EMPIRE – Ruth Elizabeth Fecik, 91, of Empire, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Born Oct. 7, 1922, in Kings Mines, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Larry and Leora Crawford McElroy.

She worked for 63 years for Dr. Young in his office. She was Methodist by faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband John Fecik.

Survivors include her son, John M. of Empire; sister, Loretta Slifko of Zanesville; two brothers, Larry L. McElroy of Cambridge, Ohio, and Ralph E. McElroy of New Concord, Ohio; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the J.E. Foster Funeral Homes, Inc., Toronto, where funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. John Keenan will officiate her service and burial will follow in Toronto Union Cemetery.