Obituary photo of Ruth McIlroy, Toledo-OH
In Loving Memory of

Ruth M. "Rootbeer" McIlroy

1928 - 2019
Obituary photo of Ruth McIlroy, Toledo-OH
In Loving Memory of

Ruth M. "Rootbeer" McIlroy

1928 - 2019

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Friday, February 15, 2019 from 2:00pm to 8:00pm
Newcomer - NW Toledo Chapel
4150 W Laskey Road
Toledo, OH  43623
419-473-0300
Service:
Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 10:30am
Newcomer - NW Toledo Chapel
4150 W Laskey Road
Toledo, OH  43623
419-473-0300
Interment:
Ottawa Hills Memorial Park
Toledo, Ohio
Ruth M. "Rootbeer" McIlroy life story
Newcomer - Northwest Chapel (419-473-0300) is assisting the family
Ruth M. "Rootbeer" McIlroy Life story video
Ruth M. “Rootbeer” McIlroy, age 90, of Toledo, passed away peacefully Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Heartland of Perrysburg. She was born on June 9, 1928 to Soloman and Edna (Schlagheck) Cousino in Toledo. Ruth was an animal lover, enjoyed bowling and was an avid Bingo player. She was a huge sports fanatic, especially of the Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians and the Toledo Mud Hens. Ruth loved spending time and taking care of her family. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford “Mac” McIlroy; and grandson, Kip McIlroy. Ruth is survived by her loving sons, Carl “Butch” (MaryAnn), Mike (Son Chu), Gary, Charles, Dennis (Mary Anne) McIlroy; 11 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Joyce Knestrick; brothers, Edward and Robert Cousino; two kitties, Mimi and Max; and several nieces, nephews and dear friends.

The family will receive guests on Friday, February 15, 2019 from 2 – 8:00 p.m. at Newcomer – Northwest Chapel, 4150 W. Laskey Rd., Toledo (419-473-0300). Funeral Services will begin Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will follow in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.

Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the Toledo Humane Society.

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Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Friday, February 15, 2019 from 2:00pm to 8:00pm
Newcomer - NW Toledo Chapel
4150 W Laskey Road
Toledo, OH  43623
419-473-0300
Service:
Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 10:30am
Newcomer - NW Toledo Chapel
4150 W Laskey Road
Toledo, OH  43623
419-473-0300
Interment:
Ottawa Hills Memorial Park
Toledo, Ohio
Ruth M. "Rootbeer" McIlroy life story
Newcomer - Northwest Chapel (419-473-0300) is assisting the family

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