Ruth Marie Menock Obituary

November 18, 2017 Obituary

Ruth Marie Menock, Kinsman, Ohio - obit

KINSMAN, Ohio – Ruth Marie Menock, age 89, died at her home, with her family by her side, on Saturday, November 18, 2017.

She was born on June 6, 1928, in Orangeville, Ohio, a daughter of Mayme Ethel (Apthorpe) and John Henry Bloss.

Ruth was a 1946 graduate of Kinsman High School.

In November of 1950 she married James Murray Menock, Sr.

She was an EMT for the Kinsman Volunteer Fire Department for over 22 years and was a member of their Women’s Auxiliary and served as their first President. Ruth also worked at several Kinsman business, the Tea Room, Rexall Drug Store, the Golden Dawn grocery and she was a sales repesentative for Stanley vacuums.

She attended the Kinsman United Methodist Church and enjoyed roller skating.

Ruth is preceded in death by her parents; a son, James Murray Menock, Jr.; grandson, Cory David Croft; an infant sister and four brothers, William, Richard, Gilbert and Kenneth Bloss.

Survivors include her husband of 67 years, James M. Menock, Sr. of Kinsman, Ohio; a son, David John Menock of Kinsman; two granddaughters, Dawn Renee (Jamie) McDevitt of Seward, Alaska and Heather Marie Menock of Kinsman; three great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Kinsman Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held on Sunday, November 26 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, 8569 Main Street, Kinsman, Ohio.

Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be to the Boyds Kinsman Home, PO Box 315, Kinsman, OH 44428.

Online guestbook available at

A television tribute will air Wednesday, November 22 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.