YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A funeral service celebrating the life and legacy of Mrs. Elizabeth Rutland, 51, will be held Friday, April 14, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., at the Youngstown Spanish Seventh Day Adventist Church. Mrs. Rutland passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 10, 2017.
Mrs. Rutland was born April 9, 1966 in Lorain, Ohio, a daughter of Fredrico Torres and Rosaura Vazquez.
She was a 1984 graduate of South High School and attended Youngstown State University majoring in Business Management.
She leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband, Christopher Rutland whom she married March 18, 1984; her loving children, Christopher, Jr. (Derotha) of St.Louis, Missouri, Antwaine of Youngstown, Dominque (Dayna) of Heinzville, Georgia, Bryandon of Youngstown and Evianna Rutland, Atlanta, Georgia; her sister, Linda (David) Flores; her siblings, Carmen Rosa, Daniel Vazquez, Margarita (Jeffrey) Rutland, Nelda Vazquez, Sammy Vazquez, Sammy (Lesley) Vazquez, Lisette Cartagina, Juanita Lorenzana, Margie Sanchez and Nick Fontanez; her grandchildren whom she adored, Jasani, Antonio, Bra-Nijah, Dominique, Jr., Danasia, Briell, Marco, Kylani, Desean and Bryandon, Jr; her Godchildren, KaMyah and Zamir; her in-laws, Jesse and Anne Rutland of Youngstown; her sisters-in-law, Cathy (Ron) Davis and Diane Robinson, all of Wichita, Kansas; a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and dear friends.
She was preceded in death by her mother and sister-in-law, Brenda Robinson.
The family will receive friends Friday, April 14 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church prior to the service.
Arrangements handled by J.E. Washington Funeral Services.
A television tribute will air April 14 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.