BELLVILLE — Ruth I. Wirick, 88, of Bellville, died Saturday, June 10, 2017, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. Ruth was born April 10, 1929, in Utica, to William F. and Esther I. (Elliott) Dunlap.

She was a member of the Fredericktown Church of Christ. She worked and retired from the Dana Corporation. She loved to quilt, garden, raise flowers. Ruth enjoyed family holidays and most of all loved her family.
Surviving are her daughter, Charlotte (Robert) White of Apopka, Florida; daughter-in-law, Tamera Wirick of Bellville; grandchildren, Bill (April) Wirick, Kyle Wirick, Wesley White, Bobby Wirick and Amanda Wirick, and great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert C. Wirick; sons, Robert Wirick and William Wirick; daughter, Dixie Wirick; brother, Harry Dunlap; and sisters, Helen Rose and Marjorie Price.

There will be no calling hours. Graveside funeral services will be held Thursday, June 15, at 11 a.m., at Maple Grove Cemetery in Chesterville with Evangelist Aaron Veyon officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fredericktown Church of Christ, 18883 Pinkley Road, Fredericktown, OH 43019.

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The Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown is honored, to have been chosen, to serve the family of Ruth I. Wirick.


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