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Ruth (Lutes) Filby, age 72 of Chardon, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018 peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born October 22, 1945 in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. She was a 1964 graduate of Jefferson-Morgan High School in Greene County Pennsylvania and moved to Northeast Ohio in the 1960's.

Mrs. Filby held a variety of jobs in factory and retail before becoming the owner/operator of the former Convenient Store in Chardon, Ohio. Most recently she was employed by Heinen's in Mentor. Most of all, she enjoyed being a homemaker and providing for her family.

Survivors include her children: Louis W. (Jacqueline) Filby Sr., Deborah Filby, and David Filby, grandchildren: Megan, Louis W. Jr, Benjamin, Hayden, and Alaina Filby, Nicolle Tesmer, Stephanie Hoover, great-grandchildren: Kaelynn and Zachary, sister: Charlotte (Ernie) Filby, and sisters in law: Kathy Lutes and Theresa Lutes.

Preceding Ruth in death are her parents: John Lutes and Marjorie Tabar, and brothers: James and Robert Lutes.

A private family graveside service was held at Western Reserve Memorial Gardens, Chester Township, OH.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests gifts in memory of Ruth Filby to University Hospital's Hospice: UH Institutional Relations and Development, PO Box 94554, Cleveland, OH 44101-4554.

Arrangements entrusted to Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Avenue in Mentor.

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