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McCREA, Ruby L.

McCREA - Ruby L. Of Hamburg, NY passed peacefully at home on April 24, 2014, age 99. Mother of seven; grandmother of seven; great- grandmother of five. Husband, Paul preceded her in death 1994. We Celebrate her Life. Born in Missouri, in her youth she worked the family farm. Her parents and two siblings have preceded her in death. Ruby studied Nursing at the University of Missouri. She served as a First Lieutenant Army Nurse in WWII and was awarded a Purple Heart. After the war Ruby worked at OLV Hospital as a RN. Ruby's passions in life were Family, Church and gardening. The funeral service will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, 6220 McKinley Pkwy., Hamburg, NY 14075 Monday at 10:00 AM. Internment with Full Military Honors will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. No prior visitation. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice Buffalo, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227. Arrangements by JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME, INC. Share condolences at

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