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Ruth L. Lee


Service: 10:00am Sat. August 12th, 2017
Location: St. Bernard Catholic Church

Lee, Ruth L., 83, of Springfield, passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in Hearth and Home on Harding Road. She was born in Springfield on June 2, 1934 the daughter of John and Ruth (Haley) Casey. She worked as a unit secretary at Mercy Medical Center for many years. She was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, Catholic Ladies of Columbia, St.Vincent de Paul Society and was a 1952 graduate of Catholic Central High School. Survivors include her three children and spouses, Kelley (Keith) Koehler, Kerry Lee Pedraza and Miguel Pedraza, Casey (Nikki) Lee all of Springfield; seven grandchildren, Mollie (John) Raster, Casey and Brian Koehler, Bridget (Cuyler) Doane, Brennan (Tiffany) Pedraza, Isabelle and Audrey Lee; four great grandchildren, Declan Doane, Rosemary Raster, Callen Donald Pedraza and Caroline Pedraza; brother and sister-in-law, William (Joanne) Casey; many nieces and nephews and special lifelong friend, Martha “Pud” Wobbe. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald in 2014; three sisters, Betty Hughel, Mary Brust and Patricia Siratt and her brother, John Casey. The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of Hearth and Home and Hospice of the Miami Valley. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Friday in CONROY FUNERAL HOME. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Bernard Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Bernard Church, United Way of Clark, Champaign and Madison Counties or the Clark County Historical Society.
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Kerry - so very sorry to hear about your mom. Keeping all your memories close will comfort you as you remember all the great things about your mother.

- Deb Tully, Wednesday August 16th, 2017

Dear Kerry, I am saddened at the passing of your Mom. May the love you shared and memories of your life together bring you comfort during this difficult time, and bring you Peace. God bless.

- Kathleen Murphy, Tuesday August 15th, 2017

I didn't know your mom, but I know you. That tells me that your mother must have been a sweet, caring woman with a sense of humor and very loving way of raising and disciplining her children. You Casey, are a wonderful person and that my friend is a wonderful reflection of your mom. I'm very sorry for your loss, I hope you and your family find peace in knowing that's she's in a better place looking down on you and yours with a smile of pride on her face. May she she rest in peace. Your family will remain in my thoughts and prayers.

- Tami Dewitt, Tuesday August 15th, 2017

I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. May my prayers comfort you with love and peace.

- Judy Kearns, Saturday August 12th, 2017

We are so very sorry to hear about your mom. May the memories of your mom always bring a smile.

- Bill and Connie Klump, Saturday August 12th, 2017

For Casey and Nikki, grandchildren, and family members, I wish to offer our deepest sympathies, compassion and strength from my family and I.

- Wendell Campbell, Friday August 11th, 2017

So sorry to hear of your mother's passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this time.

- Stephen and Tricia Farrell, Friday August 11th, 2017

We are sorry to hear of mom's passing. Our sincere condolences to the Lee family.

- Karen and John Murphy, Thursday August 10th, 2017

We are so sorry for your loss. Your mom was so sweet and caring. May she rest in peace. Your family is in our prayers and may God Bless.

- Carolyn & Terry, Thursday August 10th, 2017

Kerry...I did not know your mother, but just knowing you is proof that she was an amazing woman. Thinking of you with heartfelt sympathy.

- Sue Evans, Thursday August 10th, 2017

Our deepest condolences to the family. We are so sorry for you loss.

- Ruby and Ben Williams, Thursday August 10th, 2017

So very sorry to hear about your mom. Praying for healing for you. Thanking God for the celebration of her life. Chris, Matthew and Aliveya Fasick

Thursday August 10th, 2017

I am so sorry for your loss. Saying good-bye to "Mom" is one of the hardest things to do. May fond memories bring you some peace and praise God you will see her again!

- Kathy Breen, Thursday August 10th, 2017

St. Bernard Church has lost another dedicated member, but has gained another angel in heaven to watch over us. Rest in peace Ruth.

- Ann Garrity, Thursday August 10th, 2017

I was so sorry to hear of Ruth's passing. She was one of my dearest friends while working at Mercy. She was truly one of Mercy's "Caring Angels". The last time I saw Ruth was at Mercy's Retiree Luncheon a few years ago. Sending my condolences & hugs to her family.

- Phyllis Urban, Thursday August 10th, 2017

So sorry for your loss. She was always such a kind & caring person. Prayers for the family during this time

- Ed & Sur Stewart , Thursday August 10th, 2017

Casey, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. Please know that the Thomas family will keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers. May sweet memories bring you comfort during this difficult time.

- Ann Thomas Markey, Thursday August 10th, 2017

We are so sorry to hear of Ruth's passing. What a sweet lady may she Rest In Peace. You are all in ours prayers may God bless you all...

- Sean and Sean , Wednesday August 9th, 2017

Wednesday August 9th, 2017

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