Ruth Ellen Philabaum passed away June 8, 2019 at the Gardens of Cuyahoga Falls.

She was born January 6, 1921 to George and Cora (nee Weyer) Philabaum. She graduated from Hudson High School and then from Huron Road Hospital of Nursing in 1954. She loved her job as a Registered Nurse at UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital for many years until she retired in 1986.

Ruth is preceded in death by a sister Doris Philabaum, a brother Donald Philabaum a nephew Ken Barnes and a niece, nephew and nephew-in-law.

She led a wonderful life with many friends. She traveled out west to see "her Tetons" and overseas to England, Ireland and Scotland.

Ruth leaves behind a nephew Robert (Marcia) Barnes, nieces Patsy (Frank Hosterman) Barnes and Carol Barnes, many nieces and nephews, and all her dear friends at the Western Reserve Christian Church.

A celebration of her life will be held 12:00 PM Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Western Reserve Christian Church, 516 West Streetsboro Street, Hudson, OH 44236. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Humane Society of Summit County, 7996 Darrow Road, Twinsburg, OH 44087. Arrangements by Johnson-Romito Funeral Home, Hudson, OH (HH, 6/23/19)