Mary Lu Ruckman

Mary Lu Farrell Ruckman, 91, died Nov. 16, 2012, at Treasure Coast Hospice in Stuart. She was born in Chicago, and had been a resident of the Treasure Coast since 1984, having moved from Highland Beach and Hobe Sound. She had been an accountant and a personal assistant before retirement. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Stuart and a former member of St. Christopher Catholic Church in Hobe Sound. She is survived by cousins, Charles Hill, Christopher Hill, Catherine Bahring, Martha Prokop, David Hill and Mary "Molly" Elizabeth Stumpf. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd C. Ruckman. Services: A memorial service will be at a later date. Entombment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Fort Lauderdale. Forest Hills Funeral Homes, Palm City Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. A guest book is available at

Published in the TC Palm on Nov. 19, 2012