Pauline Ruby

Pauline Ruby of Scranton died Sunday morning at the Allied Services Hospice Center, Scranton following an illness. Her Husband, Paul J. Ruby, Jr, FD., passed away in February 2012.

Born in Dunmore, she was the daughter of the late George and Anna Semanko Dunda. She was graduate of Dunmore High School. Prior to retirement, She and her husband owned and operated the Paul J. Ruby Funeral Home in Throop for more than 30 years where she was the Administrator. She was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Byzantine Catholic Church, Dunmore.

Surviving are a daughter Paulette Strickland and her husband Harry; a son, Paul J. Ruby, III and his wife Linda; grandchildren Thomas Regenski and his wife Kathy, Paul Regenski and his wife Melissa, Joseph Regenski and his wife Randi, Jennifer Festa and her husband Michael, and Jason Ruby ; a sister Marion Coyer; great – grandchildren Taylor, Trevor, Evan, and Charlotte Regenski, Mic Festa, and Olivia and Sophia Burbridge; nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her great – grandson Caleb J. Regenski in February 2007; sisters Mary Dunda, Ann Yotautas, Veronica Bochinski, Helen Kontura, Agnes Keyasko; brothers Joe, John, and Tom Dunda.

The family wishes to offer a special thank you for the loving care and compassion received from the nursing staff at Traditional Home Health in Dunmore over the past 11 months. Additionally, a special thank you for the care received during her last days at the Allied Services Hospice Center, Scranton.

The Divine Liturgy will be private in St. Michael the Archangel Byzantine Catholic Church, Dunmore.

Private Interment, St. John’s Cemetery, Jessup.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Caleb J. Regenski Memorial Foundation, 1114 Dewberry Dr. Hawley, Pa 18428.


  1. nadine Coyer mahon

    Please accept my sincere condolences on the death of your Mom and sister. I remember her so well growing up and spending time with your family. She loved to have a good time and had the greatest laugh in the world. She lit up a room and will always be remembered fondly.

  2. Rich and Debbie Sluko

    Debbie and I would like to express our deepest sympathy to the your family, her sister, and all of Pauline’s many relatives.
    We, along with my parents, enjoyed far to many to count holiday celebrations together.

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