Ray M. Fruth

Ray M. Fruth, 78, of Tiffin, passed away Sunday morning, June 3, 2018, at Main Street Care Center, Avon Lake.

He was born May 18, 1940, in Wadsworth, to Oliver F. and Ellen (Ady) Fruth Sr. He married Peggy Irwin June 16, 1962, and she preceded him in death.

He is survived by his son, Bryan (Michael Strauss) Fruth of Austin, Texas; a daughter, Jill Qualls of Lorain; and a grandson, Joshua Qualls.

He also was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Oliver F. Fruth Jr., Owen F. Fruth and Max E. Fruth; and a sister, Opal Faye Sims.

Ray graduated from Republic High School in 1958 and from Tiffin University with a bachelor’s degree. He served in the U.S. Air Force and retired from Marathon Oil as a computer scheduling analyst. He was a member of AMVETS Post 48.

There will be no visitation and burial will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mercy New Life Hospice, 3500 Kolbe Road, Lorain OH 44053.

Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Condolences may be sent and the guestbook signed at www.hgmackfuneralhome.com.