OLEAN - Abigail L. "Abby" Ruby of 733 Maple St. passed away Monday (May 6, 2013) in the Olean General Hospital after a brief illness.
Born April 5, 1981, in Olean, she was the daughter of Louis Ruby Jr. and the late Magdalyn Havers Ruby.
Abby was a graduate of Olean High School. She worked at Key Bank and later at J.C. Penney Co. Abby loved her family, all animals, planting sunflowers, cooking and snowboarding.
Besides her father, she is survived by her aunts and uncles, Joyce (Ed) Butinski of Olean, Martha Rogers and Diane Rossell, both of Arizona, Douglas Havers of Florida and Michael Havers of Great Valley; her maternal grandfather, William Havers of Florida; and several cousins.
Family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Guenther Funeral Home Inc., 1303 E. State St., Olean. Funeral services will be held Thursday (May 9, 2013), beginning with a prayer service in the funeral home at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Mass for Ascension Thursday at 10 a.m. in St. Mary of the Angels Church. Father Gregory Dobson will be celebrant. Burial will be in St. Bonaventure Cemetery, Allegany. A scripture wake service will be held in the funeral home Wednesday at 8:30 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the SPCA of Cattaraugus County, P.O. Box 375, Olean, NY 14760.