Dorothy Lee “Dottie” Rucka
Dorothy Lee “Dottie” Rucka, 76, of Orange, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, at St. Elizabeth in Beaumont.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Steve Leger. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery.
Visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m., Friday at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange, with a Rosary at 6:00 p.m with Deacon Eddie Blankenstein officiating.
Born in Orange, on Sept. 5, 1935, Dottie was the daughter of Arvil and Helen (Clark) Fair. She worked as customer service manager at Kroger for 23 years, and she was a member of the Bereavement Food Committee at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.
Preceded in death by her parents, Dottie is survived by her husband, Albert Rucka of Orange; daughter, Debbie Hunt and husband Murphy of Orangefield; sons, Trent Cooper and wife Vickie of Orangefield, Christopher Rucka of Port Arthur; grandchildren, Dennis Hunt and wife Lindsey, Tere Johnson and husband Jared, Shane Cooper and wife Deanna; and great-grandchildren, Trent, Brooklyn, Chase, Alyssa, Kayleigh, Knoll, Kerrington, Keegan, Kyle, Ethan, and Tyler.
She is also survived by her sister, Ruth Armstreet; brothers, Harold Fair and Clifford Fair; and sister, Sylvia Owens and husband John, all of Orange.