GIRARD, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Ruth Alice Hanson passed away on Tuesday, November 30, 2021.

She was born on March 2, 1938  in Girard, Ohio, the daughter of Murphy and Julia (Kohkoski) Damelio. 

Ruth was a graduate of Girard High School and then worked at McDonald Douglas as a machinist.

She married James C. Hanson on June 13, 1959; he passed in 1965. 

Ruth enjoyed being with her family especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren

Surviving Ruth are her two sons, Ken F. Hanson of San Antonio and James C. Hanson of Ft. Worth Texas; a daughter, Brenda L. Hanson of Girard; a brother, James (Donna) Damelio of Girard; 12 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James C. Hanson; a son, John “Sparkie” Hanson; a brother, Joseph Damelio and two sisters, Irene Moore and Agnes “Jay” Sause. .

Family and friends will be received at the Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home, Youngstown, Ohio on Monday, December 6, 2021 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. 

There will be a memorial service for family only following visitation on Monday, December 6, at Fraternal Order(3298) of Eagles in Austintown, 1655 S. Raccoon Road from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. and food will be provided.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Ruth, please visit our floral store.

A television tribute will air Sunday, December 5, at the following approximate times: 8:58 a.m. on FOX and 9:58 p.m. on MyYTV.