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Mary "Ma"

August 12, 1932 — May 1, 2010

Mary J. LaRue


Age 77, of Watkins Glen, passed away surrounded by her family on Saturday, May 1, 2010.

She was predeceased by her husband, Richard K. LaRue, Sr., and son Richard K. LaRue, Jr., and brothers, Gerald and Donald Ousterout. She is survived by her three children, Mary (John) Glick of Beaver Dams, Harold “Bub” (Linda) Chaffee, Watkins Glen, Jayne Richardson (Terry Walker) of Watkins Glen; sister, Betty J. (Harold) Denison of Watkins Glen; six grandchildren, Jeremy (Selisa) Glick, Nichole, Amy and Taylor Chaffee, Valerie and Casey Richardson; two step-grandchildren, John Glick, Christopher (Tracey) Glick, two great-grandchildren Makayla and Gavin Glick; four step-great-grandchildren, Garrison and Gwennie Glick, Brody and Braden Hayes-Glick; and several nieces and nephews.

Mary retired from The Arc of Schuyler in Watkins Glen. She also served on the Board of Visitors at Craig DDSO, Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities.

The family will receive friends and relatives at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St., Watkins Glen, on Wednesday, May 5, 2010 from 6-8pm; with funeral services immediately following at 8:00pm; burial will be at Lakeview Cemetery in Watkins Glen on Thursday at 10am.

Memorial donations in her memory donations may be made to Southern Tier Hospice. You may sign a guestbook or “Light A Candle” online at

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