AUSTINTOWN TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 14 at the Lane Family Funeral Homes Austintown Chapel for Verna Mae Ruby, 86, of Austintown Township, formerly of Diamond, who passed away Wednesday, November 9, at Briarfield of Ashley Circle.
Verna was born March 6, 1930 in Robertsdale, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the Earl and Margaret (Seiler) Foore and came to this area in 1966.
She was a homemaker, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She was a member of Grace Church of the Nazarene and a former member of the Keen Agers.
Her husband Donald E. Ruby, whom she married April 24, 1948, passed away October 29, 1993.
Verna leaves seven children, Kenneth E. (Susanne) Ruby of Girard, Richard L. (Rose Marie) Ruby of North Jackson, Betty (Charles) Bonwick of Struthers, Robert (Becky) Ruby of North Jackson, Joanne (Dan) O’Connor of Hubbard, Jesse (Toni) Ruby of Newton Falls and Melissa (Dan) Potts of Berlin Center, as well as, 18 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Verna also leaves a sister, Roberta of Winter Haven, Florida.
Besides her parents, Verna was preceded in death by a brother, Harold Foore and two sisters, Florence Duvall, Julia Foore.
Friends may call from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Sunday, November 13 and again from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 14 at the Lane Family Funeral Homes Austintown Chapel where services will be held at 11:00 a.m.