Ruth S. Wenneworth, 89, of Shadyside, Ohio, formerly of Weirton, passed away Monday, April 10, 2006 at the Shadyside Care Center in Shadyside, Ohio. Born June 7, 1916 in Bellaire, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Elizabeth Hoyt Walton of McMechen, WV. Ruth was also preceded in death by her husband Sam Wenneworth in 1984, two sisters Eva Knight and Irene Paluch. Ruth was a homemaker, a member of the McMechen-Benwood United Methodist Church, Brooke County Senior Citizens, E.T. Weir Senior Citizens, AARP. Ruth’s survivors include her brother Charles “Sonny” Walton formerly of McMechen, WV, now residing in Shadyside, Ohio; sister Dorothy Coleman and her husband Robert of Moundsville, WV; step-son Sam Wenneworth of Laguna Beach, CA; step-daughter Sandra Costella of Sonoma, CA and numerous nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Wednesday 2-4 and 6-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, where funeral services will be conducted at 1PM Thursday with Rev. James W. Lawson presiding. Interment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton. Please consider a contribution in memory of Ruth to the American Cancer Society, Hancock County Unit, P. O. Box 2166, Weirton, WV 26062. Share tributes with her family at Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Aunt Ruth, I can see you now, doing what you always enjoyed doing. It has been a pleasure sharing a birthday with you, I will be remembering you on our day.

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