Ruthmary Eleanor Zubal, formerly of Mt. Olive, passed away on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at 1:03 a.m. at Heritage Health in Staunton. Ruthmary was 95 years old.
Ruthmary was born in Mt. Olive on June 24, 1925, the daughter of John Yancik and Anna (Tomso) Yancik. She attended school in Mt. Olive and later worked at Western Cartridge in Alton as a secretary.
Ruthmary was a member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Mt. Olive where she was the organist in the choir for many years. She married Clarence Zubal on August 30, 1947, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church. He preceded her in death.
Ruthmary is survived by her son, James (Lynn) Zubal; three granddaughters, Stephanie Zubal, Stacey (Eric) Karlovic, and Amy (Jason) Bouillon; four great-grandchildren, Charlie and Henry Karlovic and Oliver and Alyvia Bouillon; brother, Dave (Norma) Yancik; two sisters, Clara Dobrino and Joan Langewisch; and a sister-in-law, Kathleen Yancik.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Robert Yancik; and brother-in-law, Tom Dobrino.
Private services will take place on Monday, April 5, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at St. John Paul II Catholic Church in Mt. Olive. Funeral mass officiated by the Very Reverend Thomas Hagstrom will begin at 11 a.m. Christian Burial will take place at Holy Trinity Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to St. John Paul II Catholic Church and the Holy Trinity Cemetery. Becker and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.