Ruby Ford

Ruby Ford

BELLEAIR, Fla. — Ruby M. Ford, 89, previously of East Palestine and New Waterford areas, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Suncoast Hospice in Palm Harbor, Fla.

Born June 16, 1930 in East Liverpool, she was a daughter of the late Harry R. and Bertha L. (Jones) Wise. She was retired as a clerk with the former Morris Golden Dawn. She was a member of the Anona Methodist Church in Belleair.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William E. Ford; two brothers, Robert and Howard Wise, and three sisters, Mildred Hartzell, Betty Frederick, and Thelma Lower.

Survivors include her daughter, Sherrie Tuchman of Belleair, with whom she resided; three step-grandchildren; a brother, Raymond Wise of Tiffin, Ohio and a sister, Bonnie Congo of New Waterford.

The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, July 26, 2019, at the Linsley-Royal Funeral Home in East Palestine, with visitation one hour prior to the time of service. James Ostick of the First Church of Christ will officiate. Burial will be in Crest Haven Memorial Gardens, New Waterford.