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Ruth Dorothy Paige

March 14, 1936 ~ February 6, 2021 (age 84)


     Mrs. Ruth Dorothy Paige, 84, of Youngstown, transitioned to eternal rest on Saturday, February 6, 2021at the home of her daughter in Bedford Hgts., Ohio.

     Mrs. Paige was born March 14, 1936 in Camden, South Carolina, a daughter of Walter and Dora Nelson Evans.  She had been employed with Metal Carbide, retiring after over 20 years of service.  She was a member of St. John’s A.M.E. Church in Struthers. Ruth enjoyed going to casinos, dog races, cooking, baking, shopping, but above all things being with her beloved family.

    She leaves to forever cherish her memories, two daughters, Pamela Miller of Youngstown and Janiene (Henry) Paige-Jennings of Bedford Hgts.; six grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; three sisters, Peggy Evans and Shirley Evans both of Youngstown, and Sarah Douthit of Sharon, PA; three brothers, John (Amber), Clement, and Kenneth (Flordie) Evans all of Youngstown; and a host of family and friends.

    Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John C., whom she married January 29, 1966 and who passed away January 28, 2013; two brother, Dan and Walter Evans.

    Visitation will be Wednesday, February 17, 2021 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the L. E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.  Private funeral services will follow for the family.

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Funeral Service


February 17, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home Inc.
1951 McGuffey Road
Youngstown, OH 44505

Private Services

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