Mary Ruth A. LaRue-Miller, 82, of Ogdensburg, died, January 2, 2013, at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center. Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg, is entrusted with arrangements.
A funeral mass will be January 7, 2013, 1:00 p.m., at the Notre Dame Church with Reverend Father James Shurtleff officiating. Burial will follow in Campbell Cemetery, Flackville.
Mary Ruth is survived by her daughters, Michelle and Ralph Tavano, Clyde, Candace and Richard Stewart, Dallas, Texas, and Pamela Norter, Rochester; a son, Kim and Jody LaRue, Port Byron; and 12 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by a son, Terry LaRue; daughters, Deborah and Denise LaRue.
Mary Ruth was born on May 26, 1930 in Little Falls, the daughter of James and Beulah LaRue Johnson. She married John Rowe, he predeceased her, Leon LaRue in 1956 in Syracuse, he died in 1996, she then married Hank Miller, on February 14, 1998 at Notre Dame Church, and he died in May, 2010. Mary Ruth was a homemaker and oil painting artist.
She was a member of Decorative Artist Association, Catholic Daughters, Clyde, St. John’s Evangelist Church, Clyde, Notre Dame Church, Ogdensburg, Square Dancing Club for over 25 years in New York and Florida, Square Dance Association, and Clogger Club. She loved to square dance, sew, read and flower gardening.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Jude Children Research Hospital. Online condolences can be made at www.allennicholsfuneralhome.com.