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Maria Rose Rutledge

November 11, 1948 — August 3, 2021

Maria Rose Rutledge, age 72, passed away on August 3, 2021. Devoted mother of Rob Metzger ( Jean Langone), Steve Metzger, and William Rutledge. Cherished grandmother of Joey, Ashley, Tonya, Michelle, Vincent, Julianna, Cristian, and Ellen. Loving great-grandmother of Gaby and Ollie. Beloved former wife, and lifelong best friend of Bob J. Metzger. Dear sister of Salvatore DiFrancesco, and Carmine DiFrancesco. Maria was preceded in death by her brother, Vincent “Jimmy” DiFrancesco, her sister MariaRose DiFrancesco, and her parents Salvatore and Nancy DiFrancesco. She was an avid reader and enjoyed bowling, baseball, piano, and playing pool. Maria will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Family and friends are welcome on Thursday, August 5, 2021, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Slone & Co. Funeral Directors 13115 Lorain Ave. Cleveland, OH 44111, and for a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, August 6, 2021, 12:30 p.m. at Saint Charles Borromeo Church 5891 Ridge Rd. Parma, OH 44129 (Please meet at the Church). Interment Holy Cross Cemetery

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Thursday, August 5, 2021

5:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Slone & Co. Funeral Directors

13115 Lorain Ave, Cleveland, OH 44111

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Friday, August 6, 2021

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Saint Charles Borromeo Church

5891 Ridge Rd, Parma, OH 44129

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