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1967 – Mother of Amelia Good Hart passed away

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on August 9, 2010

Ruth Mary GOOD

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GOOD Ruth Mary Ruth Mary Good passed away peacefully Monday, May 10, 2010 at the age of 84, after spending a lovely Mothers Day with her daughter and talking with her grandson, Andy and his wife Jill. Born to Edith (Babione) and Mathias Fehlen on October 20, 1925, she was a lifelong resident of Toledo, Ohio. After graduating from Central Catholic High School in 1943, she attended Stautzenberger Business School. Her first job was for Gallant Lumber and Coal Company where she met her loving husband, Andrew. They were married at St Agnes Parish in 1948. They began their family when their daughter Amelia was born in 1949. They shared 58 years together until his passing on 2005. Career opportunities came with assignments at Dundee Trucking Company, Rossford Ordinance then a move to Toledo Public Schools in 1968. She began at Longfellow School as a secretary/bookkeeper, transferred to Start High School and the Board of Education. She worked her way up to the position of Director of Non-Teaching Personnel, retiring in 1986. Ruth served her community as a member of the Toledo Safety Council, a member of the Board of Directors of the Toledo Public Schools Credit Union, the Toledo Toastmasters Club, the St. Charles Altar and Rosary Society and in the Andora Bunco Club-working on the July 4th Streetwide Celebrations. Ruth will be remembered as being devoted to her family, her business, having a strong work ethic, an ability to understand both sides of an issue and help find a solution, and her strong willed spirit and good humor. Ruth and Andy enjoyed travelling throughout the 49 states, Western Europe and meeting family in Hungary. For many years, they spent time in Sarasota Florida during the winter months, sometimes meeting friends and family and making new friendships. Her monthly gatherings with friends from her high school days, and birthday outings with friends from work, were cherished by her. Ruth is survived by her daughter, Amelia Good Hart and grandson, Andrew (Jill) Hart; sister, Norma Kanary of Rocky River and her nieces and nephews. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew; parents, Edith (Babione) and Mathias Fehlen; sister, Vivian Miller and brother, Robert Fehlen; sister-in-law, Mary Kay Fehlen; brothers-in-law, John Miller and Thomas Kanary; nephews, Jeffrey Miller and John Miller and great nephew, Scott Miller. Friends may call at the Coyle Funeral Home, 1770 S. Reynolds Rd., Toledo, OH, on Sunday May 16, 2010 from 2-8 p.m. where a Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held on Monday May 17, 2010 beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the Mortuary followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Church at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery. The family suggests tributes to the Alzheimer’s Association , the American Heart Association , St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Church, or a charity of the donor’s choice. Please view and sign our “online guest registry” at:

Published in Toledo Blade from May 15 to May 16, 2010

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