Sister Ruth Nastold
A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Mercy Ruth Nastold was celebrated Feb. 23 at St. Francis Xavier Church in Cincinnati. Sister Ruth, 84, died Feb. 17. She was a member of the Sisters of Mercy for 64 years.
Among her many ministries, Sister Ruth taught and served as a guidance counselor at Mother of Mercy High School. She went on to serve as dean of students and director of student activities at Edgecliff College. In 1975, she began serving in healthcare, first at Lady of Mercy Hospital, where she was manager of admitting and director of administrative affairs. In 1984, she became assistant to the president at Mercy Hospital Anderson, and she remained in that position until her retirement to McAuley Convent in 2013.
Sister Ruth is survived by her sister, Mary Lou Case, and brother, Thomas. Interment was in St. Joseph (New) Cemetery.