Ruth McCoy

March 8, 1934 - May 31, 2015
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Obituary

Ruth “Rosebud” McCoy, 81, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 31, 2015 in her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 8, 1934 in Sneedsville, TN, to Martin and Mable Collins. She married Paul J. McCoy on July 5, 1952 in Newport, TN. They moved to Belvidere, IL in 1953. Ruth was a homemaker, and loved to garden, spend time with family. She loved watching NASCAR racing and going to the Rockford Speedway. Ruth loved to cook as well.

She is survived by her husband, Paul, her children, Billy (Pat) McCoy of Belvidere, Shirley Shott of Troy, IL, Nancy (Rick) Vettore of Belvidere; grandchildren, Brett (Cori) McCoy of Belvidere, Michelle (Jeff) Huggins of Troy, IL, Amanda Shott of Troy, IL, Brandon (Erin) Shott of Poplar Grove, Courtney Vettore of Belvidere; great-grandchildren, Taylor and Cheyenne McCoy, Angie, Zander, Madison, Tyler and Chase Huggins,  Natalie and Hunter Shott; brother, James (Dorothy) Collins, and several nieces and nephews. Ruth is preceded in death by her parents, 2 daughters, Linda and Sharon, 3 sisters, and 2 brothers.

A special thank you to HOPE Hospice for their wonderful care.

Funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Friday, June 5, 2015 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL, with Chaplain Dominic DiGangi of HOPE Hospice officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-8:00 p.m., Thursday, June 4, 2015 at the funeral home. Burial will take place in Shattuck Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, June 4, 2015

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Visitation will be held from 5-8:00 p.m., Thursday, June 4, 2015 at the funeral home


Service Information

Date: Friday, June 5, 2015

Time: 1:30 pm -

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Friday, June 5, 2015 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL, with Chaplain Dominic DiGangi of HOPE Hospice officiating


 

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Born: March 8, 1934
Died: May 31, 2015

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Cheyenne and Taylor McCoy posted on 6/1/15

Grandma, we love you so much and we know that you can hear us saying that. We will miss you always! Love Tay Tay and Peanut

 

crickett collins posted on 6/3/15

So you were my sister ..sorry I never got to know you. By the way all who is reading this . Charles was my biological father as well as 3 other siblings. May you rest in peace and prayers for your family

 

Rocio Moreno posted on 6/3/15

McCoy Family , I am very sorry for your lost. In Mexico we have a saying that says : Death doesn't exist, people just did when we forget them , if you can remember her , she will always be with you.

 

Beth Binger posted on 6/3/15

Shirley, Please know that we will continue to pray for your family during this difficult time. Beth and Jim

 

Rock River Valley Traffic Club posted on 6/3/15

Thinking of you during this difficult time.

 

Gaylene Ripko-Sharp posted on 6/2/15

The beauty of memory is that we hold it in our hearts forever... I'll always remember Ms. Ruth ... she was beautiful inside and out.... a true Angel. Hold y'all in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Gaylene

 

Sue Holmes posted on 6/2/15

Nancy and family, We are so very sorry for your loss. May her memory be a blessing to you all. Love and prayers. Dan and Sue Holmes

 

Sandi Pinto posted on 6/2/15

Love you, Ruth......God speed

 

Steve and Pam Daly posted on 6/2/15

Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Billy and your family. Knowing how hard this is, having lost 3 of our 4 parents, just know this: no more pain, no more sorrow, no more tears...only now "peace" in God's hands.

 

crickett collins posted on 6/4/15

Sorry correction Martin Collins was my dad..

 

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