Marshall Ruddy Obituary

Marshall J Ruddy
Marsh Ruddy
Marshall J Ruddy

October 29, 1919 - March 3, 2009
Born in Bazetta Twp., Oh
Resided in Vienna,, OH
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Marshall J. Ruddy, 89 of Vienna passed away at 3:15am Tuesday at Autumn Hills Care Center in Niles. Marshall was born the son of the late Joseph and Ruby (Downing) Ruddy in Bazetta on October 29, 1919.

Following graduation, Marshall joined the Navy where he was a carpenter onboard ship. He was a member of St. Roberts Catholic Church. He was co-owner and operator of Ruddy Brother's Construction for 45 years with his brother William. Marshall also built and owned Cortland Lanes Bowling Alley. He enjoyed bowling, his carpentry work, and his stained glass. Most of all he enjoyed his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren, whom he was so proud of. He leaves a legacy that is beyond reproach. He leaves this life to be joined with his parents, brothers and sisters.

Marshall married the former Alberta E. Mullens on January 7, 1939. Together they shared 70 years of marriage. He is survived by his wife Alberta; two children; Marshall J. (Gayle) Ruddy Jr. of Cortland, Bonnie (T.J.) Allen of Cortland; grandchildren; Shawn (Cerissa) Ruddy, Jason Ruddy, Tyler Peters, Kyle Peters; great grandchildren Sebastian Ruddy and one on the way, Madison Ruddy; and one brother Howard Ruddy of South Gate, Michigan.

Marshall was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters; Virginia McGill, Vera Rice, and ./.Hazel Ruddy; four brothers; Judd, Leonard, Wilbur, and William Ruddy; and one granddaughter, Lauren Peters.

A mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30am Friday March 6, 2009 at St. Roberts Catholic Church in Cortland. Burial will be All Souls Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Thursday March 5, 2009 at Shafer – Winans Funeral Chapel from 6-8 pm.

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Shafer-Winans Funeral Chapel
164 N. High St.
Cortland, OH US 44410
Thursday, March 5, 2009
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
St. Roberts Catholic Church
4659 Niles Cortland Road
Cortland, OH Trumbull 44410
Friday, March 6, 2009
10:30 AM