Ruth A. Sas

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Ruth A. Sas, 93 of DeLand, FL, and formerly of Fremont, OH, passed away on July 10, 2018 at Florida Hospital in Deland, FL.

She was born on February 4, 1925 in Fremont, OH, the daughter of Leo O. and Anna M. (Bott) Merrill. She was a graduate of St. Joseph Catholic High School.

Ruth married Charles E. Bulkowski on September 27, 1947 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fremont, OH, and he preceded her in death on April 14, 1976. She then married Stephen A. Sas on November 21, 1981 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church and he preceded her on August 29, 2003.

Ruth was a homemaker and a past member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church where she was involved in the Rosary Alter Society and the Daughters of Isabella. She was also a member of the Fremont Eagles Aux.

Ruth is survived by her son, Paul J. (Trish) Bulkowski of DeLand, FL; brother, Thomas L. (Mona Martin) Merrill of Findlay, OH; grandchildren, Christopher Bulkowski of Merritt Island, FL and Wendy (Carsten) Peterson of Titusville, FL; and great grandchildren, Christian and Kaylee Bulkowski.

She is preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Charles Bulkowski; second husband, Stephen Sas; son, Charles D. Bulkowski; and siblings, John, Eugene, Kenneth and Donald Merrill, Evelyn Fox and Marce Nickloy.

Visitation will be Tuesday, July 17, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St, Fremont, OH.

Mass of Christian Burial will take place Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with one hour of visitation at church prior to the service, 550 Smith Rd, Fremont, OH. Fr. Chris Kardzis will officiate.

Burial will be in St. Wendelin Cemetery, Fostoria.

Memorials are suggested to Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

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