Ruth M. McCorry, 92, of Pompton Lakes, died Wednesday, July 19, 2006 at home in the care of her family.
Born in Paterson, Ruth was the daughter of the late James and Margaret Rainey.
After marrying Henry John McCorry, the couple settled in Pompton Lakes, raising a son and two daughters.
Later in life, she was employed in the accounting department of American Cyanamid in Wayne for twenty years before retiring at the age of 70.
Ruth was a parishioner of St. Mary?s R.C. Church, and a member of the parish?s Seniors. She was also a volunteer for 15 years at Chilton Memorial Hospital in Pompton Plains, and a Passaic County Committee Member, serving on the Election Board.
She is survived by her son Robert H. McCorry and his wife Nancy of Glen Rock; her daughters Arlene M. Platt and her husband C. Tucker of Pompton Plains, and Ruthann Kellett and her husband David of Pompton Plains; her sister Betty Naumann of Vero Beach, Florida; her grandchildren Corry Platt, Ryan Platt and his wife Lisa, Robert McCorry and his wife Jamie, Elizabeth Wanagiel and her husband David, Colleen McCorry and Ellen McCorry; and her great-grandchildren Cullen, Samuel, Kade and J. Carter Platt.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband Henry John McCorry, her brothers Edward, James and John Rainey, and her sisters Margaret Rainey, Mae Klein, Dorothy Koonjy and Helen Miller.
Funeral services will commence 9 a.m. Saturday from the funeral home, and will proceed to a 10 a.m. Mass at St. Mary?s R.C. Church in Pompton Lakes. Burial will immediately follow at Christ the King Cemetery in Franklin Lakes.
Visiting hours will be Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Valley Hospice, 15 Essex Road, Paramus, NJ 07652 or St. Mary?s Church, 17 Pompton Ave., Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442 would be greatly appreciated by the family.