Local Nurse Passes
Mary Ellen Armbruster, a lifelong resident of northeastern Ohio, passed away suddenly this week at the age of 67.
She was born to Fred and Nell Cummings of Stow and attended St. Vincent-St. Mary High School. She served as a nurse at St. Thomas Hospital and Summa Healthcare for over 27 years where she provided care and compassion to thousands.
She is survived by her children Michael (Julia), Laura, Ronald (Pamela), Jennifer (Shawn) Phillips, Eric (Kristi) and Christine (Steve) Kohl in addition to fifteen grandchildren; her brothers Harry Cummings and Christopher (Jerrie) Cummings and her sisters: Carol Rementer, Beth (David) Zedney, Joan (Jon) Weiser and Rosemary (Jerry) Figgs. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Catherine.
Friends will be received Thursday, August 18, 2011, from 5-8 PM at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Reverend David Misbrener at 11:00 AM on Friday at St. Peter of the Fields Catholic Church, 3487 Old Forge Rd., Rootstown. Interment will follow at St. Peter of the Fields Cemetery.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Lifebanc at www.Lifebanc.org.