ARDERY, RUBEN REINALDO, 33, died unexpectedly April 27, 2013 at his home.
A 1998 graduate of St. Xavier High School and a 2002 graduate of Miami University, Ruben had many friends and loved music. Since 2012, he worked as a volunteer and part-time employee at Louisville Nature Center. Previously, Ruben had worked seven years as a media analyst for Video Monitoring Services.
Ruben was preceded in death by his grandfather Philip Ardery and his grandparents Sara and Ruben Palacio.
He is survived by his grandmother, Anne Tweedy Ardery; parents, Cecilia Palacio Ardery and Philip Ardery Jr.; brother, Oliver Ardery; aunt, Julia Ardery (Bill Bishop); uncle, Joseph Ardery (Anne); first cousins Joseph, James, Philip and Anne Ardery and Rose Shepherd (Brad); and three aunts and numerous first cousins in Ecuador, his mother's ancestral home.
There will be a visitation at Pearson's, 149 Breckenridge Lane on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 from 4-7 p.m. A funeral Mass will be read at St. Louis Bertrand, 1104 S. 6th St. on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 10 a.m., followed by burial in Cave Hill Cemetery.
The family encourages sympathetic friends to consider a donation to Louisville Nature Center (http://louisvillenaturecenter.org
), 3745 Illinois Avenue, Louisville, KY, 40213.