RUBY J. FLANIGAN PORTAGE, IN Ruby J. Flanigan, age 94 of Portage, formerly of Hobart, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2014. She was born on August 6, 1919 in Gary, IN to the late Harold and Hazel Hamilton. Ruby graduated from Horace Mann in 1937. She was a longtime member of the 1st Christian Church of Hobart. Ruby enjoyed sewing and reading. She was a strong and caring woman who was a wonderful mother and grandmother. Ruby is survived by five children: Marjorie (Robert) Millus of Hebron, IN, Raymond (Janice) Flanigan of DeMotte, IN, Allen (Gwen) Flanigan of Hobart, IN, Eileen (Michael) Carbine of Valparaiso, IN, and Glenn (Kimberly) Flanigan of Hebron, IN; brother, Gordon B. Hamilton of Chesterton, IN; sister, Jeannette Sichtermann of Hobart, IN; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Ralph O. Flanigan; daughter, Jayne (Fred) Mioduski; four brothers, Richard, William, Harold and Joseph Hamilton; and sister, Alice Rosebery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Ruby's honor may be made to the Visiting Nurses Association of Porter County, 2401 Valley Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383. Funeral services will be held Monday, March 17, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Rees Funeral Home, 600 W. Old Ridge Road, Hobart with Pastor Steve Campbell officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Portage. Visitation is Sunday, March 16, 2014 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at Rees Funeral Home, Hobart Chapel. Call (219) 942-2109 or visit us online at www.Reesfuneralhomes.com.
Rees Funeral Home, Hobart Chapel - Hobart
600 West Old Ridge Road Hobart, IN 46342
Published in The Times on Mar. 15, 2014