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Ruth E. Gorby

ROGERS — Ruth E. Gorby, 64, of Rogers, died on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 at the Salem Regional Medical Center ER, Salem.

She was born on May 21, 1955 in East Palestine, a daughter of the late Orville and Durita Hartman Ward.

She was a lifelong area resident and had worked as a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband, Michael Gorby Sr., whom she married on July 11, 1972; three sons, Michael (Loretta) Gorby Jr. of Rogers, Anthony “Tony” (Tiffany) Gorby Sr. of East Palestine, and Wayne (Mindy Schroeder) Gorby Sr. of Negley; a daughter, Brenda (Shannon) Kays of Austintown; brother, Orville “Bud” Ward, Jr. of Negley; three sisters, Sandra Gorby of Columbiana, Judith Mackall of Shelby, N.C., and Barbara Roudabush of Mechanicsville; and a half sister, Alice Wolford of Lisbon. Also surviving are many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Burial will take place at East Carmel Cemetery, Rogers.

Family and friends may view this obituary and send condolences at www.familycareservices.com

1/13/20