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McADAM, Ruth Jane (Ohara)

McADAM - Ruth Jane
(nee O'Hara)
December 24, 2010, in Greenfield Rehabilitation Center after a long battle with dementia. Ruth was born October 3 1920 in Buffalo, NY. She lived on Chenango Street with her four siblings, all who have preceded her in death:Marcella Mahoney, Gertrude O'Leary, Helen Garvin and Thomas O'Hara. She went to Lafayette High School and married James Joseph McAdam in 1951 who she lived with happily until 1981 when he passed away. She is survived by her two children, Marianne and James Kevin McAdam, Jimmy's wife, Evelyn, and their children, James Jared and Melissa McAdam, and Marianne's son Brendan McAdam Shale. Ruth was known as a gracious entertainer who loved a good time. She worked at GLF before marrying and traveled extensively with her girlfriends before settling down to raise her children and work at Chevrolet. She was a dog lover, bowled, volunteered for the Nazareth Guild, gardened and, most importantly, entertained. Ruth will be remembered for her contagious laugh, generosity and love of life. The family will be present Wednesday 3-8 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE
FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2600 Sheridan Dr., (at Parker). A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, 9:30 AM, at the University of Buffalo Newman Center, 495 Skinnersville Rd., Amherst, NY 14228. (Please assemble at church). In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the SPCA, 205 Ensminger Rd., Tonawanda, NY 14150. Share your condolences at

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