Niagara Gazette


September 21, 2013

Ruth M. Lonneville

NIAGARA FALLS — Ruth M. (Pettit) Lonneville, longtime resident of Niagara Falls, passed away on Saturday,     September 21, 2013, after a brief illness. She was 78.  She was born in Gloversville, NY on July 7, 1935, a daughter of the late Orville and Violet  (Mulholland) Pettit.  She moved to Niagara Falls as a child and attended local schools, including Pacific Avenue and LaSalle Jr./Sr. High School.

Mrs. Lonneville married Julius P. Lonneville in 1953 in Niagara Falls, and they remained happily married for 57 years until his passing in 2010. She worked for many years in various local hotels before working as the Head of Housekeeping in the Quality Inn, in Niagara Falls, for 10 years until her retirement. She enjoyed bingo and doing crossword puzzles and ceramics.

She is survived by three children, Linda (late Ron Weston) Lonneville, Keith (Rhonda)           Lonneville and Kevin Lonneville, all of Niagara Falls; three grandchildren, Jason (Dana) Bucelato, Brian Lonneville, and Jacob Lonneville. She is also survived by two great-grandchildren, Mariana and Julian Bucelato; step-great-grandchild, Anthony Tweed and special friend, Darcy Linton and her daughters, Tacy and Jamie. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her daughter, Pamela Ann Lonneville (1956); her stepfather, Peter Becker and three sisters, Joyce D'Angelo, Dina Wooten and Violet (late Leon) Lonneville.

Friends may call at the LANE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8622 Buffalo Ave., on Monday from 4-7 PM, where funeral services will be held at 7 PM, with Pastor Laura Norris-Buisch officiating.  Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Niagara Falls Memorial Park Cemetery in the Town of Lewiston.


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