Erma Ruth Ware, age 100, passed away April 6, 2003 at Meadowwind Health Care Center. Born in Cleves, OH, she had lived in the Massillon Community for 88 years. She attended Washington High School. She was a homemaker and an excellent cook. Preceded in death by husband, Ralph Ware; daughters, Margena Robinson, and Joyce Ware. She is survived by sons, Ralph (Laura) Ware and Ronald (Betty) Ware of Massillon; daughter, Janet (Bill) Murphy of Akron; brother, Edward (Barbara) Bush of Chicago, IL; many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 11, 2003 at 1 p.m. at. St. James A.M.E. Zion Church, 209 Second Street SW, Massillon, OH with Rev. Robert Lewis officiating. Interment Massillon Cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Friday from 12 Noon until 1 p.m. Procession will form and condolences may be sent to 586 Megglen Ave., Akron, OH 44303.
(Stewart Calhoun, 330-535-1543)
Source: Repository, The (Canton, OH) – Thursday, April 10, 2003