Ruth Cavender


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July 22nd

Ruth Cavender, 96, of Cromwell, IN passed away on July 22, 2015 at the IU Health Goshen Hospital. She was born on May 18, 1919 in Leiters Ford, IN to John & Pearl (Huffman) Swartzell.  On June 9, 1940 she married Leonard Cavender Sr. who mpreceded her in 2009.  She retired from Big Boy Commissary in Broadview, IL.  She moved to the Syracuse area in 1975 coming from Illinois.  She is survived by her 2 daughters – Mrs. Edward (Patricia ) Kott of Cromwell, Mrs. Craig (Janet) Graebec of Mena, Arkansas.  3 Sons – Leonard (Mary) Cavender Jr. of Chicago, IL, James Cavender of Syracuse, & Michael (Jeanette) Cavender of Canyon Country, CA.  16 grandchildren, 28 greatgrandchildren & 4 great-greatgrandchildren.  She was also preceded by 3 sisters & 1 brother.  Visitation will be Friday, July 24, 2015 from 4-8 pm at the Eastlund Funeral Home.  Services will be Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 11 am at the funeral home with Pastor Jack Scott officiating.  Burial will follow at the Oak Park cemetery in Ligonier.


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