AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Mary Lou Roth, 90, passed away peacefully early Tuesday evening, October 3, 2017, at Omni Manor Care Center in Youngstown.
Mary Lou was born June 20, 1927, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late William and Mary Gartland Eldridge and was a lifelong area resident.
Mrs. Roth was a 1945 graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School in Youngstown and was a homemaker who dedicated her adult life to raising and caring for her family.
Mary Lou was of the Catholic faith and was affiliated with Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Austintown.
She enjoyed reading and watching movies and spending time with her family.
Mary Lou leaves four children, Robert E. Roth Jr. of Struthers, Lawrence J. (Sharon) Roth of Austintown, Marilyn Roth, with whom she made her home and Mark R. Roth of Austintown; six grandchildren, Nancy, Sara, Rebecca, Mark E., Shelly and Matthew and seven great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Roth’s beloved husband of 61 years, Robert E. Roth, Sr., whom she married September 8, 1951, passed away October 3, 2012. Besides her husband, Mary Lou was preceded in death by a sister, Sally Moran.
Private services were held at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N Meridian Road, Youngstown.
Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery in Austintown, where Mary Lou will be laid to rest next to her husband.
Her family thanks the staff with Omni Manor, for the kindness shown and care given to Mary Lou and her family during her time there.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Roth’s name to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market Street, Youngstown, Ohio 44512.
Please visit kinnickfuneralhome.com to send condolences online to Mary Lou’s family.
A television tribute will air Monday, October 9 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.