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Ruth Adair Obituary (1943 – 2022) – Berkey, OH

Ruth A. Adair

Ruth A. Adair, 79, of Berkey, OH, died January 31, 2022 at home while in hospice care. She was born in her home in Sylvania Township on January 15, 1943, to parents Wilfred and Luella (Miller) Langenderfer. Ruth was a loving mother and wife with a heart of gold. She was happiest when she was cooking and her whole family was at home. Ruth always said, “the more the merrier”, everyone was welcome. She was a loyal and long-time member of Holy Trinity Catholic Parish.

Ruth is survived by her beloved husband of 59½ years, Orville Adair; daughters Debbie (Bill) Artino and Luann (Joe) Steinbrecher; son, Craig (Cindy) Adair; grandchildren, Breanna (Alex), Cayla (Jack), Hailey and Elizabeth; great-grandson Isaac. Ruth was predeceased by her parents; daughter-in-law, Charlotte “Charlie” Adair; brother, Larry Langenderfer; and his sister-in-law, Mary Langenderfer.

Friends may call at Reeb’s Funeral Home, 5712 N. Main St. Sylvania, OH on Thursday, February 10 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. where the Rosary will be said at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish on Friday, February 11 at 11:00 a.m. where family and friends may gather one hour prior. She will be buried in the Sainte-Élisabeth cemetery.

Those wishing to offer memorials to Ruth’s memory should consider Holy Trinity Catholic Parish.

Ruth was a wonderful wife, a companion, an angel on her way to heaven. She will be missed! Online condolences at

Published by The Blade on February 6, 2022.