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Ruth Laundry

April 23, 1920 — January 6, 2015

Ruth H. Laundry, age 94, formerly of Loon Lake, NY died Tuesday, January 06, 2015 at home in Morrisonville, NY.

Born in Union Falls, New York on April 23, 1920, she was the daughter of Walter and Marguerite (Collins) Hough. Ruth married Harold “Mickey” Laundry on January 11, 1941. He predeceased her on December 11, 1989.

Mrs. Laundry was a lifelong resident of the area, and owned and along with her husband operated the Pine Grove Restaurant in Loon Lake for 28 years, retiring in 1985. She was Town of Franklin Tax Collector for many years. Mrs. Laundry loved to crochet and garden. She was known to make the best hamburger in the North Country. She especially loved her Yorkshire Terrier dogs.

She is survived by. two daughters, Mrs. Roger (Nancy) Angelkorte of Avon, Ohio, and Mrs. James (Wanda) Layhee of Morrisonville, New York; a son, Wayne Thomas Laundry of Noxon, Montana; one sister Mildred Singleton of Colonie, NY, one sister-in-law Lorraine Stickney, 6 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, her beloved caregivers Kathy and Mike Collins and her dog Dandee. She was predeceased by three brothers Gerald, Burtis and Harold Collins.

Calling hours will take place at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home on Friday, January 9, 2015 from 1PM - 4PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11:00 AM on Saturday January 10, 2015 at St. Paul's Church in Bloomingdale, with Rev. Thomas Higman officiating. Burial will take place at St. Paul's Cemetery in Bloomingdale in the spring.

Friends wishing to remember Ruth H. Laundry may make memorial contributions to Tri-Lakes Humane Society or Hospice of the North Country in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at
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