Obituaries » Ruth A Stanford (Parnin)

July 5, 1937 - August 25, 2019

Funeral Service Date
August 29, 2019
Funeral Service Time
01:00 pm

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Ruth A Parnin Stanford, 82, of Fort Wayne died August 25, 2019 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN. Ruth was born July 5, 1937 in Fort Wayne. She was the daughter of the late Maurice and Fern Parnin. She worked as a paralegal for many years. Ruth is survived by daughters, Kathy (Dan) Meade of Ava, MO, and Tammy L Stein of Fort Wayne, IN; sons, Thomas J (Barbara) Stanford of Kendallville, IN, and Jeffrey Maurice (Tracy) Stanford of Wolcottville, IN; 11 grandchildren; several great grandchildren and nieces and nephews; sister Patricia. Ruth was preceded in death by her siblings Fred Wilt, Leroy Wilt, Carl Wilt, Bertell Wilt, James Wilt, Joann Wilt, Clara Parnin, Maurice Parnin, Jerry Parnin, Gene Parnin and Wayne Parnin, son-in-law Donald P. Stein. Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:00 pm, Thursday, August 29, 2019 at Saint Jude Catholic Church, 2130 Pemberton Dr. with calling one hour prior. Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 28, 2019, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne with a vigil at 3:30 pm. Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne.The family wishes to thank Alan Oser for his loving care and compassion for his Aunt Ruth. Memorial contributions may be made to the Allen County SPCA. To sign the online guest book, go to

Visitation Information:

Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

Visitation Date

August 28, 2019

Visitation Time

02:00 pm – 04:00 pm

06:00 pm – 08:00 pm

Funeral Service Information:

St. Jude Catholic Church-Fort Wayne

Phone: 260-484-6609

Address: 2155 Randallia Fort Wayne IN, 46805

Service Date: August 28, 2019

Service Time: 2:00 pm

Service Notes: calling one hour prior at church

Funeral Service Date

August 29, 2019

Funeral Service Time

01:00 pm

Additional Info

calling one hour prior at church

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