Ware - Nancy Jean (Demers) Rucki, 72, of Ware died on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at home with her loving family by her side.
She leaves her husband of 47 years, Ronald J. Rucki of Ware; one son, Scott Rucki of Wilbraham; her daughter, Lisa Floury and her husband Chris of Warren; her mother, Alice "Lorraine" (Gibbs) of Ware, and five grandchildren, Amber, Emily, and Travis Floury, and Olivia and Lauren Rucki. She also leaves her sister, Shirley Socha of Ware. She was born in Ware, daughter of Alice "Lorraine" (Gibbs) and the late Albert Demers, and was a life-long resident of Ware.
Nancy always had a caring, quiet nature. She enjoyed gardening, bird watching, and putting puzzles together. Her greatest loves though were her husband Ron, her children, and her grandchildren. She held her Catholic faith closely, and it never waivered despite her illness; always knowing that God gives eternal life to those who follow Him.
Nancy was a member of St. Mary’s Church in Ware.
A Funeral Mass for Nancy will be held on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 10AM in St. Mary’s Church, 60 South St., in Ware. Calling hours will be held on Sunday, October 14, 2018 from 5 to 7PM in the Charbonneau Funeral Home, 30 Pleasant St., in Ware. Burial will be in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery following mass. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Mary’s Church or Baystate Visiting Nurse and Hospice Association, P.O. Box 9058, Springfield, MA 01102.
The Rucki and Floury families would like to thank the devoted nurses of Baystate Hospice - Mamie, Melissa, Kathy, Lucy, Rose, and others, for assisting with Nancy’s care.
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ST. MARY'S CHURCH
60 SOUTH ST, WARE MA 01082
Baystate Visiting Nurse and Hospice Association
P.O. Box 9058, Springfield MA 01102