Pinehurst, NC – Ruth Arlene Florell, 93, formerly of Virginia passed away on April 3, 2013 at Fox Hollow in Pinehurst.
Born on April 17, 1919 in Akron, Ohio to the late John H. and Mabel Hoffmeyer.
Ruth was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a loyal friend to all she knew and was a devoted and active member in the Presbyterian Church. Ruth enjoyed life and was an avid golfer and tennis player for many years. She also enjoyed spending time reading, traveling and attending many concerts.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband in 2008, Loren T. Florell; one brother, Kenneth Hoffmeyer and one sister, Kay Sassaman.
She is survived by her three sons, Dr. John L. Florell and his wife Marcia of Normal, IL, Richard T. Florell and his wife Jean of Orlando, FL and Kenneth M. Florell of Aberdeen, NC; grandchildren, Daniel W. and Matthew L. Florell, Patricia Repp, Andrew W., Rebecca and Benjamin K. Florell and Michael Pincura; also survived by nine great grandchildren.
Private Services will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to FirstHealth Hospice Foundation 150 Applecross Road Pinehurst, NC 28374 or The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America- www.alzfdn.org.
Online condolences may be left at: www.bolesfuneralhome.com
Boles Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. in Southern Pines will be assisting the family.