Graveside funeral services for Mary P. Carruthers, 89, of Berea, were Feb. 5, 2010, in the West Lawn Cemetery, Newcomerstown. The Addy Funeral Home in Newcomerstown was in charge of arrangements. She passed way Feb. 4 at Hospice Services of Southwest General in Strongsville.

She was born June 21, 1920, in Newcomerstown, the daughter of the late Charles and Anna (Weaver) McAllister.

She married Paul Carruthers, who passed away March 5, 1993.

Survivors include three sons, Ronald (Peggy) Carruthers, Gary (Judith Brink) Carruthers and Trent Carruthers; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and long-time companion, Russ Gume.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Lores "Bill" and Ron McAllister; and sister, Corle Hagan.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Care Fund of Hospice Services of Southwest General, 18859 Drake Road, Strongsville, OH 44136; or donor’s favorite charity.

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