Ruby Mort

Jun 8, 1912 - Jul 27, 2011


MORT, Ruby
June 8, 1912 – July 27, 2011
(99 years young)
On July 27, 2011 Ruby Mort peacefully passed into heaven at 99 years old. She was predeceased by husband Clarence Mort, daughters Anna Gainsley and Barbara Chapek. Ruby is survived by her son John Mort and his wife Chere’; six grandchildren, Kevin Gainsley, Brenda Cheatham, Debbie Cheatham, Erin Bullock, John Mort Jr. and Nathan Mort; nine great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Ruby was born June 8, 1912 in San Francisco. She met the love of her life, Clarence Mort, at a dance in the Bay area. They married in 1935 (54 years) and settled in Sacramento to raise a family. Ruby was a homemaker and enjoyed camping, fishing, and holidays with her family and friends. She played cards and won many bowling league awards and trophies. Ruby had a great sense of humor was quick witted and an intellectual at heart. Her greatest pleasures in her later years were See’s candy, thrilling novels, and a good competitive King’s basketball game. Ruby will be missed and her legacy will be carried on for many years to come. Family and friends are invited to Services to be held at East Lawn Mortuary, 5757 Greenback Lane, on Monday, Aug. 1 at 11am. Reception to follow. Directions at the service.
Published in The Sacramento Bee from July 30 to July 31, 2011

Funeral Home:
East Lawn Mortuary
5757 Greenback Lane
Sacramento, CA
US 95841

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