Gordon Eugene Kittle, 79, of Rockford, Ohio, died early Sunday morning, December 6, 2020, at the Laurels of Shane Hill.  He was born in Farmersville, Ohio, on April 13, 1941, the son of Naman Eugene and Vera Maxine (Gordon) Kittle.  He married Georgia Ann Pugh on December 19, 1964, and she preceded in death on January 14, 2000.  He was a veteran of the US Navy, and was a technician for GTE and later Verizon, where he retired in 1996.  He lived most of his life in the area, and enjoyed working on radios, hunting, and most of all, spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.


Surviving are two sons:  Ricky (Monica) Kittle of Willshire, Ohio and Travis (Brenda) Kittle of Van Wert, Ohio; five grandchildren:  Ashley (Josh) Beaty, Paige (Brandon) Miller, Cody Kittle, Adah Nolan, and Ian (Alice) Kittle; four great-grandchildren; and two brothers:  John Robert Kittle and Samuel Kittle.  Deceased are his parents, and wife, Georgia, two brothers, James Kittle and Jerry Kittle; and a sister, Martha Sue Claxton.


Private services will take place at the convenience of the family, with burial in Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina, Ohio.  Condolences may be expressed at





Ruth M. Roth, age 91, of Celina, passed away at 2:24 pm on Sunday, December 6, 2020, at Celina Manor. 

She was born July 7, 1929 in Fort Loramie, Ohio to the late John and Clara (Schulte) Bergman. 

On April 7, 1948 she married Ralph T. Roth and he preceded her in death on April 27, 2011.

Survivors include two sons, Thomas J. Roth, Celina and Gerald P. Roth, Rockford; a granddaughter, Andrea (Erik) Seiser, Kettering, Ohio; and two great grandsons, Nathan and Brady. 

She is also preceded in death by her brothers and sisters, Urban (Tekla) Bergman, Lester (Norma) Bergman, Luella (George) Sommers, LeRoy (Rita) Bergman and Paul (Pat) Bergman.

Ruth retired after working her entire life as a nurse’s aide and homemaker. 

She enjoyed shopping, taking care of her plants and loved her pet corgis.

She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina.

Funeral services will be at 11:30 am, Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina with Fr. Kenneth Schnipke C.PP.S., officiating; where the family will receive friends from 10:30 am – 11:30 am prior to the service at the funeral home.

Attendees are required to follow social distancing and guidelines dictated by the Ohio Department of Health, due to the national concerns of COVID-19. Masks are required by attendees at the visitation and funeral.

Cisco Funeral Homes of Celina & St. Marys are honored to care for Geraldine and her family.

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