Ruth D. (nee Drew) L’Abbee, 92, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away peacefully Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, after a brief illness.
She was born in Holyoke, Mass., April 26, 1921, to William J. and Matilda (nee Wroe) Drew.
Ruth was educated in the South Hadley public schools. She resided in the South Hadley/Granby area most of her life until she moved to Port Charlotte in 2011.
Ruth is survived by her daughter, Linda of Port Charlotte, and Granby, Mass.; many dear nieces and nephews; as well as several close friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul in 2001; her son, Kevin in 1979; her sisters, Janette Green, Doris Colty and Hazel Burke; and her brother, Bill Drew.
Funeral services will be held in Massachusetts at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are by Kays-Ponger Uselton Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Port Charlotte Chapel.