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Ruby Marie

July 31, 1931 — August 20, 2018

Ruby A. Marie, 87, of Peoria, passed away at her residence on Monday, August 20, 2018.
A Funeral Vigil will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 27, 2018, at Clary Funeral Home, 3004 West Lake Avenue in Peoria. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. A private inurnment will be at Parkview Cemetery in Peoria.
Ruby was born on July 31, 1931, a daughter of Grant and Mary (Newman) Mackey. She married Joseph E. Marie on September 17, 1954 in Peoria. He preceded her death on December 19, 2008 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one son, Gavin Marie; and eleven siblings.
She is survived by her children, Hazel (the late Danny) Rinas of Ocean View, DE, Diana (Greg) Arbogast of Dunlap and Dana Andrew Marie of Chillicothe; sister, Margaret (Virgil) Carrington of Homer; grandchildren, Michelle (Danny) Corno, Rachel Rinas, Joseph and Joshua Arbogast and Emma L. Marie; great grandchildren, Kyle Rinas and Bailey, Brayden and Bryce Corno; sisters-in-law, Ruth Mackey and Sister Mary Marie; and brother-in-law, Russell (Linda) Marie.
Ruby worked on the assembly line at Jordan Manufacturing and Laidlaw. She did sewing at the Peoria Production Shop.
Memorial contributions may be made in Ruby’s memory to Illinois School for the Deaf Alumni Association, 125 Webster Avenue, Jacksonville, IL 62650 or to the Neighborhood House, specifically, Meals on Wheels.
Ruby’s Memorial Website and online condolences may be accessed at

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