February 23, 1929
November 26, 2016
LaRue Ann FInnerty, 87, of Creston, died Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016 at Medina Hospital following a period of declining health.
LaRue was born Feb. 23, 1929 in Pittsburgh to the late Homer and Marie (Kiel) St. Hilaire and retired from the Westfield Companies where she was a policy service supervisor.
She had made her home in the Burbank/Creston are for the past 45 years and loved playing Bingo and doing crossword puzzles. She was an avid Cleveland, Ohio State and Norwayne sports fan and always enjoyed attending her grandkids activities.
Surviving are her son, Fred Finnerty of Wadsworth; daughter and son-in-law, Eileen and Ron Chaffin of Creston; grandchildren, Joe and Max Finnerty and Tim and Brad Chaffin and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Elmer and Ralph and sisters, Ruth and Naomi.
Private family services and interment will be held at Creston Maple Mound Cemetery with Pastor Josh Chaffin officiating. There will be no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to Mooseheart, 155 S. International Dr., Mooseheart, IL 60539. Tributes may be shared at www.Murray-Funera-Home.com M
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Name: Cathy Coffey
We were sorry to hear of LaRue's passing. We had enjoyed our weekly stops at her home. Our sympathies to the family. Cathy & Jeff Coffey
Lloyd and Cindy Eshler
Fred,Eileen and family, Our deepest sympathy. In our thoughts and prayers. Lloyd and Cindy Eshler
Name: Dave Armstrong
I was very sorry to read about LaRue's passing. She was a wonderful person who raised two wonderful people. Some of the times we had will never be forgotten and memories that will forever cherished. Praying for you Eileen and Fred for you to take peace in knowing that she is in a better place. God Bless and will see you guys. Miss you especially, Fred.
Name: Bonnie Yannayon
So sorry for your loss - I remember working with LaRue at Westfield - we had a lot of fun. LaRue would be working away and all of the sudden she would start chuckling and she was laughing at a Paul Harvey comment that she heard on her way to work. R.I.P. LaRue. You will be missed!