Maurine Kroth, 93, of Alexandria, KY, formerly of Highland Heights, KY, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 5, 2020 at Seasons @ Alexandria. With her were her beloved Margie and Bill. Maurine was born on July 6, 1927 in Woodbine, KY to the late William and Carrie Rose. In addition to her parents, Maurine was preceded in death by her sisters: Marjorie Sharp and Billie Jean Ballard and her dearly beloved husband of 65 years: Robert “Bob” E. Kroth Jr. Maurine’s world was her family and that family grew with each new acquaintance. She loved and was loved by everyone who knew her. Maurine was a secretary at A.D. Owens School in Newport, KY for over 40 years. To thousands of kids, now adults, she was champion and friend. She could not go anywhere without someone calling out, “Mrs. Kroth, do you remember me?” Maurine leaves behind her daughter: Marjorie (William) Ruddick; granddaughter: Laura (Dan) Kirkwood; grandson: Robert (Polly) Ruddick and the apples of her eye, great-grandsons: Christopher Kirkwood, Robert Kirkwood and Teddy Ruddick. Due to Covid-19, a Celebration of Life will take place at a later date. In leu of flowers memorials are suggested in Maurine’s name to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital at CincinnatiChildrens.org or Habitat for Humanity at Habitat.org. Online condolences may be expressed on Facebook or at SerenityFuneralCare.com
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