Rushville Republican

Obituaries

December 27, 2013

Ruby M. Mahaffey, 80

Ruby M. Mahaffey, 80, of Rushville, passed away Dec. 25, 2013, at her residence with family at her side.

She was born Dec. 14, 1933 in Rush County, the daughter of the late Roscoe and Alice Grace (Montgomery) Young. She married Thomas Mahaffey Feb. 17, 1952 and he survives. They had one daughter Alice Ann Mahaffey of Rushville.

Ruby was a 1952 graduate of Rushville High School and then became a Medical Technologist. Throughout her career, she oversaw the laboratories at Rush Memorial, Major Hospital, Hancock Memorial and Henry County Memorial Hospital. Throughout her career, Ruby assisted with research and implementation of some of the testing machinery use her her job field. She served on the Indiana SHA Council and was a founding member of what is now Shares Inc. She was a member of PSI Iota Xi, American Legion Aux. and 8 and 40.

A Celebration of Life will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31 at Todd Funeral Centre & Crematory where visitation will be held 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 30. Burial will be at Rushville’s East Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Shares Incorporated 1611 South Miller Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176

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