Ruth Egner Gottschling Born June 3, 1918
passed away November 7, 2020
Beloved Mother of Carl F. Gottschling MD of Lyndhurst
and LCpl. Frederick E. Gottschling USMC (Deceased)
Cherished Grandmother of Crystal M. D. Fowler of Idaho
and Great Grandmother of 4
Loving Daughter of Floyd Emmet Egner and Irene O'Mara Egner (both deceased)
Dear Sister of Floyd E. Egner Jr. (Virginia) (Both Deceased)
and Dorothy E. Chestnutt (Robert) (Both Deceased)
Beloved Sister-in-Law of June Gottschling of Mayfield Village
Former Spouse of Ernest F. Gottschling (Deceased)
Aunt and Great Aunt of numerous nieces and nephews
Member of Church of the Saviour (United Methodist) since 1926
Graduate of Cleveland Heights High School (Class of 1936) and Dyke School of Commerce
Past Worthy Matron of Alice Chapter, Order of Eastern Stars
Past Worthy High Priestess of Palestine Shrine, Order of White Shrine of Jerusalem
Lifetime Membership in VFW Auxiliary Post 7536
Past President of
Anderson Elementary School PTA (2 terms)
Brush High School PTA
South Euclid Lyndhurst Council of PTA's (2 terms)
Lyndhurst Women's Civic Club
Western Reserve Area Junior Women's Club
Booth Memorial Hospital Women's Auxiliary
Ruth knitted over 1000 newborn and premature baby caps for Lyndhurst Presbyterian Church Mission Project
"She was a more than 21-year breast cancer survivor as a result of the professionalism, skill and compassion of
Robert R. Shenk, MD (surgeon) and his staff, Paula N. Silverman, MD (oncologist) and her staff and everyone
at the University Hospitals of Cleveland Breast Center."
PLEASE NOTE FOLLOWING CHANGE:
DUE TO COVID REGULATIONS, CHURCH IS LIMITED TO 25 PEOPLE.
ONLY IMMEDIATE FAMILY AND INVITED FRIENDS are invited to gather for Funeral Service
11 AM Friday at Church of the Saviour 2537 Lee Road Cleveland Hts., 44118
followed by Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
FRIENDS MAY CALL AT THE MAHER-MELBOURNE FUNERAL HOME 5236 MAYFIELD ROAD, LYNDHURST,
(EAST OF RICHMOND ROAD) 4-6 PM THURSDAY.
FACE MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING ARE REQUIRED FOR VISITATION AND FUNERAL SERVICE AT CHURCH.
BY CDC ORDER, ONLY A CERTAIN NUMBER OF PEOPLE WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE FUNERAL HOME AT ONE TIME AND
YOU MAY BE ASKED TO WAIT OUTSIDE FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME SO PLEASE BE PREPARED.
IF YOU ARE SICK, THINK YOU MAY HAVE COME INTO CONTACT WITH SOMEONE WITH COVID
OR ARE UNEASY BEING AROUND GROUPS AT THIS TIME, PLEASE DO NOT COME. THE FAMILY UNDERSTANDS.
IF YOU ARE NOT ABLE TO ATTEND SERVICES FOR ANY REASON,
PLEASE SIGN GUESTBOOK AND LEAVE A MESSAGE FOR THE FAMILY.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.