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Ruth May Crotts

December 19, 1927 ~ February 18, 2020 (age 92)

Obituary

 

Ruth May Crotts, age 92, passed away in Debary, FL on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.

Born December 19, 1927 in Cleveland, Ohio, Daughter of John Ross Mitchell and Ethel May Moore Mitchell.  For approximately 60 years she lived in the Burtonsville/Laurel Maryland area. She spent the last 5 years of her life visiting with her daughter in Debary FL. Ruth was a stay-at-home Mom for her young children.  When they entered school, Ruth went to work for Contee Sand and Gravel as a computer operator for many years. The last couple of years before retiring she worked at Ryder Systems Inc. Ruth was a member of the Moose and Elk lodge.

Ruth enjoyed sewing, cooking, arts and crafts, gardening, fishing and walking

Ruth is survived by her children and their spouses, Michael Sherwood Crotts (Ginny), Russell Robert Crotts (Mary), Vera Lynn Crotts Schell, 8 grandchildren, and 9 great granchildren. Ruth was preceded in death by her loving husband, Boyd Russell Crotts.

Public visitation will be held Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. with funeral service at 11:00a.m. at Donaldson Funeral Homes, 313 Talbott Avenue Rt 198 W | Laurel, MD 20707 Tel: 1-301-725-1690. Burial to follow at Crestlawn Memorial Gardens-Marriottsville, MD.

 

Memorial contributions may be made in honor of Ruth Crotts to

American Heart Association https://www2.heart.org

Vietnam Veterans of America https://vva.org/donate/

Veterans of Foreign Wars https://www.vfw.org/

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
February 29, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Chapel at Donaldson Funeral Home, P.A.
313 Talbott Avenue
Laurel, MD 20707

Funeral Service
Saturday
February 29, 2020

11:00 AM
Chapel at Donaldson Funeral Home, P.A.
313 Talbott Avenue
Laurel, MD 20707

A graveside service will follow the funeral service

Crestlawn Memorial Gardens
2150 Mt View Rd
Marriottsville, MD 21104

Donations

Vietnam Veterans of America
8719 Colesville Road, suite 100, Silver Spring MD 20910
Tel: 1-800-882-1316
Web: https://vva.org/

Veterans of Foreign War
406 W. 34th Street, Kansas City MO 64111
Tel: 1-816-756-3390
Web: https://www.vfw.org/contact-us

American Heart Association
4217 Park Place Ct., Glen Allen VA 23060-9979
Web: http://donatenow.heart.org

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