Virginia Marie Ruby O’Brien, 70

    Virginia Marie Ruby O’Brien, 70, passed away unexpectedly into the arms of the Lord on Friday, October 3, 2008.
    Born on July 25,1938, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary (DeAngelis) Ruby.
    Virgie was a 1956 graduate of Whitehall High School. She was first employed by New York Telephone and then spent over 30 years working at the Silver Diner in Whitehall. Her professionalism and sense of humor were enjoyed by co-workers and patrons alike. At the time of her death she was employed at Cumberland Farms.
    Virgie loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and extended family. Her hobbies included crocheting, baking, and rooting for the Boston Red Sox and Washington Redskins. Virgie will forever be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend.
    Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her loving husband Paul whom she married on July 27, 1958 and who died on August 15,1976; her sisters Thomisina Lavenia, Mary Cornell, and Ann Currier; brother Francis T. Ruby and sister-in-law Patricia Ruby; and brothers-in-law Joseph Lavenia, Albert Barber, and Richard Arquette.
    Virgie is survived by her sons Michael D. O’Brien and his wife Jean, and Patrick J. O’Brien both of Whitehall; daughter Lynda J. O’Brien of Fort Lauderdale, FL; her beloved grandchildren Marine Corporal Lauren Rodriguez and her husband Abraham, and Paul F. O’Brien both of Twenty-nine Palms, CA; her sisters Rose Barber of Schenectady and Theresa Arquette of Queensbury. Virgie also leaves behind many nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly.
    A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic Church in Whitehall with Rev. Francis Dunbar, officiating.
    Interment will follow at Our Lady of Angels Cemetery in Whitehall.
    Family and friends may call at the Jillson Funeral Home, 46 Williams Street, Whitehall on Monday, October 6, 2008 from 2 to 4 PM and 7 to 9 PM.
    In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Skenesborough First Responders, PO Box 338, Whitehall, NY 12887.

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