Marlene Evelyn Ruza

February 24, 1944 - April 1, 2016

02/24/1944 - 04/01/2016

Past Services

Visitation
Thursday April 07, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions
Visitation
Thursday April 07, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions
Cemetery
Friday April 08, 2016
Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling
1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 242-0460 | Directions
Service
Friday April 08, 2016
10:00 am
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions

Marlene Evelyn Ruza, 72, of Moundsville, WV and currently Bowie, MD, passed away Friday, April 1, 2016 at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, MD.
She was born February 24, 1944 in Wheeling, WV, a daughter of the late, Henry and Evelyn Fryman. Marlene is Catholic by faith and was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. She is a graduate of Wheeling Central Catholic High School.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Frank Douglas Gellner and their son, Mark Gellner; and her recently deceased husband, Dannie Ruza, Sr.
Marlene worked for U.S. Stamping, C P Telephone Company, and is retired from AT T. She enjoyed many years in her log home in the country in Limestone and loved planting flowers, watching the wildlife, and doing puzzles. Recently, her family had the great pleasure of her joining with them to make her new home and listening to her childhood stories, sharing in her favorite TV shows, and enjoying each other’s company.
She is survived by her daughter, Denise (Edward) Coss and three grandchildren, Sarah, Greta, and Samuel of Bowie, MD; a sister, Lauren (Carlton) Haywood of Columbia, MD, and a nephew, Grant of Tucson, AZ; three stepchildren, Dannie (Debbie) Ruza, Jr of Moundsville, Denise Ruza of Mt. Vernon, OH, and David (Heather) Ruza of Glen Dale; step-grandchildren Megan Coss, Dannie III and Ashley Ruza, William and Amanda Higgs, Donielle and Autumn Ruza, Hope Ruza, and Avery and Aria Ruza.
Friends will be received at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes Kirby-Vance Chapels, 118 Grant Ave., Moundsville, WV, from 2-4 and 6-8pm on Thursday, April 7, 2016, where services will be held on Friday, April 8, 2016 at 10:00am with Rev. That Son Ngoc Nguyen officiating.
Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at <https://donate.lls.org/lls/donate>. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyer.com.

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Andrea Workman
6 years ago

Marlene was a very sweet kind lady. We worked with her at Datatrac/CSC. She dressed very well, especially remember Alfred Dunner styles. She will be missed. God’s Blessings to the family.

Agnes Brown & Agnes Brown Jones
6 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

vincent mcgrail
6 years ago

My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Sylvia McNeil
6 years ago

Dear Family
So sorry to learn of the passing of Marlene–a lovely person
Thoughts and prayers are with you and yours
Take care keep the faith and may God bless you with His peace and love
Sincerely Sylvia McNeil (aka Bilo/Benwood)

Pastor Fred Hedt
6 years ago

You are in our thoughts and prayers, that our Lord Jesus who is her Resurrection and Life
will bring you peace and comfort.

Betty Myers
6 years ago

My thoughts are with you and your family, Lauren, at this time.

Sister Joanne Gonter
6 years ago

Deep Sympathy to the family of Marlene Ruza, I would very much like to contact her stepdaughter Denise Ruza and would be grateful if this message could be given to her: please call Sister Joanne Gonter at 202-337-3350 ext. 2726. Thank you.