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Margaret M. LaRue

Fishkill, NY - Margaret M. LaRue of Fishkill passed away peacefully on December 18, 2014 at Rennaissance Rehab and Nursing. She was 93.

Born on January 11, 1921 in the Bronx to the late Michael and Mary Gilroy Knowles.

She grew up in the house she was born in on Baily Place in the Bronx. Margaret was an avid bingo player, enjoyed reading and was very religious.

Margaret married William LaRue on January 21, 1945 at Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in the Bronx, after Williams sudden death in 1960 she went to work at Manhattan College for many years prior to retiring to Dutchess County where she worked at the Fishkill Senior Center.

She is survived by her loving children, William LaRue and his companion, Judy Callahan, of Manahawkin, NJ, Carol Grech of West Hurley, Michael LaRue and his wife, Rose, of Cape Coral, Florida, Margaret Hartman and her husband, Dennis, of Port Ewen and Deirdre 'Dee" Farrar and her husband, Tom, of LaGrange; cherished grandchildren Billy, Danny, Lauren, Brendan, Jessica, Tommy, Anthony, Travis, Jason, Kelly, Michael and Jennifer; 8 loving great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Margaret was predeceased by her husband, William LaRue, in 1960 and nine brothers and sisters.

Friends may call on Friday, December 19, 2014 from 3-7pm at Robert H. Auchmoody Funeral Home, 1028 Main St, Fishkill. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 10 am at Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 160 Van Cortlandt Park South, Bronx, NY. Interment to follow in Saint Mary's Cemetery, Yonkers.

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Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on Dec. 19, 2014
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