Funeral services for Ruth M. Berkshire, 84, of East State Road, Newcomerstown, formerly of Hartwood Road, Newcomerstown, were Dec. 3, 2008, at the Addy Funeral Home, Newcomerstown. Pastor Gene R. Miller officiated the services with burial in the Hartwood Church Cemetery, Newcomerstown. She passed away Nov. 30 at Union Hospital, Dover.

She was born April 14, 1924, in Tuscarawas County, the daughter of the late Alvin and Claire (Miller) Groves.

She was a housewife and farmer.

Mrs. Berkshire was also a member of the Hartwood Church of Newcomerstown, and a member of the Missionary Group and Tabitha Club at the church.

On June 30, 1941, she married George H. Berkshire, who passed away Sept. 8, 1995.

Survivors include three sons, Blaine Berkshire, George R. (Janet M.) Berkshire and John (Anita) Berkshire, all of Newcomerstown; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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