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A funeral service celebrating the life and legacy of Mrs. Elizabeth Rutland, 51, will be held Friday, April 14, 2017 , at 11 am, at the Youngstown Spanish Seventh Day Adventist Church.Mrs. Rutland passed away unexpectedly on April 10, 2017. 
Mrs. Rutland was born April 9, 1966 in Lorain, Ohio a  daughter of Fredrico Torres and Rosaura Vazquez. She was a 1984 graduate of South High School and attended Youngstown State University majoring in Business Management.
She leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband,Christopher Rutland whom she married March 18, 1984; her loving children: Christopher, Jr.(Derotha), St.Louis, Mo.; Antwaine, Youngstown; Dominque (Dayna), Heinzville, Ga.; Bryandon, Youngstown; and Evianna Rutland, Atlanta, Ga; her sister Linda (David) Flores; her siblings, Carmen Rosa; Daniel Vazquez; Margarita (Jeffrey) Rutland; Nelda Vazquez; Sammy Vazquez; Sammy (Lesley) Vazquez; Lisette Cartagina; Juanita Lorenzana; Margie Sanchez; and Nick Fontanez; her grandchildren whom she adored,  Jasani, Antonio, Bra-Nijah, Dominique, Jr., Danasia, Briell, Marco, Kylani, Desean, and Bryandon, Jr;  her god-children, KaMyah  and Zamir; her in-laws, Jesse and Anne Rutland, Youngstown; her sisters-in-law, Cathy (Ron) Davis, Diane Robinson, all of Wichita, Ks.;  a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces, great-nephews, and dear friends.
She was preceded in death by her mother and sister-in-law Brenda Robinson.
The family will receive friends today from 10-11am at the church.
 

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  • Thursday, April 13, 2017
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ J.E. Washington Funeral Services, Inc.
  • Thursday, April 13, 2017
    Gogi, please forgive me for not being able to attend. My most sincere heartfelt condolences to Linda, Christopher, your children & grandchildren.
    ~ Nelson Colon   New York, NY
  • Thursday, April 13, 2017
    Sorry for your loss you all are in our prayers. Hugs.
    ~ Danielle Jones   Canfield, OH
  • Friday, April 14, 2017
    So sorry for your loss your family is in our thoughts and prayers
    ~ Wendi Cappitte   Boardman, OH
  • Friday, April 14, 2017
    Rest peacefully you were such a nice and beautiful lady my condolences­čĺĽ. Love truly Makiah Aziz & Eric Johnson Jr.
    ~ Makiah aziz   Youngstown, OH
  • Friday, April 14, 2017
    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. May you find peace and strength during your time of sorrow. Sorry for you loss.
    ~ Wayne and Dolores Lewis   Marietta, GA