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Ruth E. Linstedt


Sunrise: February 24, 1945

Sunset: August 21, 2019

Ruth Elaine Linstedt, 74, of Chesapeake, VA, peacefully passed away August 21, 2019 at Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, VA.

Born in Marion, Ohio, she graduated from Cardington High School in Ohio and worked for General Telephone and Electronics Corporation (GTE) which eventually merged with Verizon.  She retired from Verizon after working there for over 30 years.  After retirement, she moved to Chesapeake, VA in 2004 to be closer to her son, daughter-in-law, and grandchildren.  She was baptized as a member of the Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church of Christ) in 2005 and held the office of Secretary in the church.

She is survived by: her son, Steven D. Cole of Chesapeake; daughter-in-law, Maria Teresa D. Cole, granddaughter, Michelle D. Lacerna, grandson, Steven A. Cole Jr., great grandson Ezra H. Lacerna, and her siblings, sister Judy Nesbitt and brothers David Linstedt and John Linstedt.

Viewing Friday, August 30, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Family Receiving Friends Friday, August 30, 2019 3:00pm - 8:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Graveside Service Saturday, August 31, 2019 11:00am Chesapeake Memorial Gardens 524 Cedar Road Chesapeake, VA 23322 Interment Chesapeake Memorial Gardens 524 Cedar Road Chesapeake, VA 23322

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    Jhunne Acierto says

    Our deep condolences to the whole family of Sis Ruth. We loved her and she will be missed! She persevered in serving the Almighty. May it serve as a good example to others to finish the raise no matter what.

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    Violeta Y Madlangbayan says

    Sis. Ruth will be remembered as a member of Iglesia ni Cristo with great conviction in serving Almighty God. She has now finished her race and now at rest till the second coming. Condolence to the family of our sweet Sis. Ruth.

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