R. Alene Chase

| February 2, 2015

ChaseWARSAW- Ruth Alene Chase, 86, of Cherry St., died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 at the Genesis Hospice Morrison House in Zanesville.

She was born April 17, 1928 in Coshocton to the late Clyde and Ruth (Darling) Courtright. She was a 1946 graduate of Coshocton High School, and was employed by River View Schools as a teacher’s aide for many years. She was a church soloist and organist since age fourteen with Calvary Baptist Church of Coshocton and the Warsaw United Methodist Church. With her husband, Alene served as music leader in revivals, youth groups, and radio programs. She was very active in the River View Music and Athletic Boosters, and was a member of the Warsaw Review Club. She enjoyed crocheting, but her favorite hobby was her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Robert J. Chase of Warsaw, whom she married May 31, 1946, a daughter, Mary Chase-Carey of Zanesville, four grandsons; Matthew (Katie) Carey of Dresden, Nicholas (LeeAnne) Carey of Coshocton, Morgan Carey of Warsaw, and Michah “MJ” Carey of Ashland, and two great-grandchildren; Keegan and Lana Beth Carey.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015 at the Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw with Rev. Luann West and Pastor Ron Davis officiating. Burial will follow in South Lawn Cemetery. Calling hours are from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 3rd at the funeral home.  www.fischerfuneralhome.com

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Warsaw U.M.C., P.O. Box 37 Warsaw, OH 43844, or to Gospel Hill Ministry, 27610 TR 45 Warsaw, OH 43844.

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