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Kay Yvonne LaRue, 67, of York Springs, PA, passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at her home. She was born February 2, 1949 in Gettysburg, PA to the late Robert and Verdella Starner Davis and was the widow of Victor LaRue who passed away June 6, 2012.
Kay received her bachelor's degree in elementary education from Shippensburg University and retired from the Naval Supply depot after 28 years of service. Kay was a member of the York Springs United Methodist Church where she played the organ and piano. She was also a member of the Praise Team for her church. Kay loved flower gardening.
She is survived by a son, Michael LaRue; a daughter, Teresa Bailey; and a grandson, Jacob Bailey, all of York Springs. Also surviving is her sister Patricia Beam of Gardners.
Funeral services will be held Monday, October 3, 2016 at 11:00 AM in the York Springs United Methodist Church, 840 Trolley Road, York Springs, PA 17372 with the Rev. William McNeal officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at her church. Interment will be in the Sunnyside Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to her church. Arrangements are being handled by Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Mt. Holly Springs, PA. Please visit www.hollingerfuneralhome.com for condolences to the family.
I am totally shocked at the passing of Kay. I worked with her for many years. She was always up beat and a great person to be around. She had such a great spirit. She will be missed but always in our hearts. God bless.
Gary Newton Oct 4 2016 12:00 AM
I will miss my friend, Kay was a special person. Kind and good, we need more people like her in this world. Now she can be with Vic. I am so sorry for your loss. But, the loss is Heaven's gain. Now you have another Angel watching over you.
Denise Pyda Oct 2 2016 12:00 AM
Mike and I planned on visiting Kay a few months ago but when we got to the hospital, we were told she'd be out for testing the rest of the day. Mike had some medical problems so we didn't get out for a visit when she was home. She will never be forgotten because she was a wonderful human being, kind to all, a true child of God. As my children grew up in her church, she always had a smile and a hug for both girls. Knowing she is pain-free and safe in Heaven with Vic will be some comfort but she will be forever missed. Love to the family from all of us.
Nancy, Mike and Leta Sheaffer Oct 2 2016 12:00 AM
To the family of Kay LaRue, I am so sorry to hear of Kay's passing. She was a wonderful lady and friend when we worked on the same program for the Navy. I hope all of you will find PEACE in knowing others are thinking of you during this difficult time. Her loss will never go away...it will, however get softer as time passes. Rest in PEACE, Kay!!
Joyce Darhower Oct 1 2016 12:00 AM
Mike & Teresa, Aunt Sonya has been keeping us informed on moms health. We are sad to hear of her passing. May you find comfort knowing she's in Heaven with Vic a that her many years of suffering are over. May God give you peace,comfort & strength during your time of mourning. Prayers to all the fmily.
Barry & Claudia Hinkle Sep 30 2016 12:00 AM
We were sorry to hear of Kay's passing. We graduated from high school with Kay and she and I were roommates in college. We lost touch over the years but did go to Vic's funeral. Later she heard I was seen in a wheelchair and sent me a very nice note. I was going to call her and never did. Now I wish I had. Due to some health problems I will not be able to attend her funeral. I will be thinking of the family and keep you in my thoughts and prayers.
Darlene Horn Heberlig and Jeff Heberlig Sep 30 2016 12:00 AM
Dear Mike, Teresa, and Patty, We are so saddened to learn of Kay's passing. Our heartfelt condolences to you all. May your wonderful memories bring comfort and peace in knowing she was a blessed gift to you all.
Diane, Denny,and Stella Richwine Sep 30 2016 12:00 AM
So sorry to hear the news. We worked with Kay for many years and she was the soft-spoken one in the bunch to keep us calm in times of chaos. She will be missed. God bless her.
Michael and Elisa Cekovic Sep 30 2016 12:00 AM
Kay was a delightful and cheerful person to work with & I'm saddened to hear that she has passed. She will be missed by all. Condolences to her family and prayers for all.
Kathleen Acox Nies Sep 29 2016 12:00 AM