Ruth Root (nee Hefner) age 99 of Crown Point, passed away peacefully on August 12, 2023. Ruth was a homemaker all of her life. She married Ralph Root on February 12, 1945 on her birthday. Ralph precedes her in death.
She is survived by her son Stephen Root; and daughter Sharon (Robert) Lawler; 2 grandsons, Christopher (Stacy) Lawler and Michael (Chrissy) Lawler and 5 great grandchildren.
Ruth loved gardens of flowers and truly enjoyed helping others. She will be fondly remembered and dearly missed.
Services will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Holy Name Passionist Retreat Center, 430 Bunker Hill Road, Houston, Texas 77024-6399 or the website: http://www.holynamepassionistretreatcenter.com
May God rest her soul and her memory be eternal. For further information please call Mileva or David at Calumet Park Funeral Chapel (219) 736-5840.