Della M. Tarr

Della M. Tarr, age 94, passed away at Robinson Memorial Hospital on Saturday, November 10, 2012, at 1:55 AM. She was born in Nebraska on July 7, 1918, daughter of the late Floyd and Mary Ruggles. Della lived at KentRidge at Golden Pond for the past five years. She enjoyed spending her winters in Florida with her husband, Russell. Della was a talented seamstress, retiring from Marshall's Dry Cleaning. She was an avid Cleveland Indians fan and also enjoyed crafts, quilting, crocheting, and embroidering. Della is survived by her sisters: DeNeice (Ed) Sescourka of Warren and Velma Serafin of Ravenna; brothers: Arnold (Joyce) Ruggles of Idaho, Paul (Amy) Ruggles of North Carolina, as well as many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her sisters: LaVerne (Ernie) Porter, LoRene (Edward) Dowler, and Henrietta (Floyd) Nelson, brother-in-law Edward Serafin, and brothers Roland (Pearl) Ruggles and Donald Ruggles, who was killed in WWII. Friends will be received Wednesday, November 14, 2012, from 10:00 AM until the 11:00 AM funeral service at the Wood-Kortright- Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna. Interment will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to your favorite charity in Della's name. (Wood-Kortright-Borkoski 330-296-6436 R-C 11-11-12 & 11-12-12)

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