Ruth Ross Daigle, 96, a resident of Morgan City, passed away on Friday, May 20, 2022 at Fidelis Residential Care Homes in Baton Rouge.
Ruth was born on February 16, 1926 in Patterson, the daughter of Charley Ross and Effie Boudreaux Ross.
Ruth loved to be outside soaking up the sunshine while working in her yard or tending to her garden, something she thoroughly enjoyed doing into her 90’s.
She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by two children, Dwight A. Daigle and wife Jeanine of Slidell and Bonnie Steele and husband Charlie of Baton Rouge; eight grandchildren, Jamie Saucier, Korey Saucier, Ryan Saucier, Craig Saucier, Kenneth Daigle, Lauren Poling, Brandi Shepard and Michael Shepard; 11 great grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Helen Ross and Ruby Vining, both of Morgan City.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Max P. Daigle Sr.; one son, Max P. Daigle Jr.; ten siblings, Irma Written, Hattie Melancon, Florence Higginbotham, Barbara Stansbury, Aline Smith, Irving “Chuck” Ross, Lawrence Ross, Charles Ross, Harris Ross and Cecil Ross.
The family would like to thank the staffs of Slidell Memorial Hospital, Trinity Trace, Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Fidelis Houses of Mandeville and Baton Rouge and Compassus Hospice of Mandeville and Baton Rouge for the loving care that they extended to Ruth during her illness.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at Twin City Funeral Home with Monsignor J. Douglas Courville officiating. A visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the services and following the services, Ruth will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.