John T Ruddy

July 4, 1929 ~ December 4, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old

John Ruddy Obituary

John T. Ruddy, age 94, passed away on Monday, December 4, 2023 after a short battle with brain cancer.  He was born July 4, 1929 in Chillicothe, Ohio.  Preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Helen (Brusadin), his parents, Thomas and Mary Ruddy, brother Martin Joseph (Joe), Sisters, Mary Ellen Evans and Sarah Anne Spillman.  Survived by children Alice LaMotte, Joan (Fred) Bowditch, Kathy Moomaw, Thomas (Brenda) Ruddy, and Carol Shaffer.  John is also survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  A 1947 graduate of Linden McKinley High School, John served in the US Army during the Korean conflict and retired from the US Postal Service in 1989.  He loved good food, golf, watching OSU football and walking his dog Buddy.  He was a wonderful father, grandfather, great grandfather and uncle. The family would like to thank the staff from Interim Hospice and Ohio Health Hospice that were so kind to John during his final months.  Friends may call Friday, December 8 from 4-6 p.m. at Egan-Ryan Funeral Home, 403 East Broad Street where a Funeral Service will begin at 6 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ohio Health Kobacher House,



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December 8, 2023

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Egan - Ryan Central Chapel (East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio)

Funeral Service
December 8, 2023

6:00 PM
Egan - Ryan Central Chapel (East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio)


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