Phyllis Ruggles

phyllis ruggles

July 11, 1960 ~ February 29, 2012

Phyllis Ann (McCario) Ruggles

LINCOLN - Phyllis Ann (McCario) Ruggles, 51 of Lincoln, IL, formerly of the Panama area passed away Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 10:08 AM at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

She was born July 11, 1960 at Hillsboro. The 13th of 17 siblings to Pete and Helen (Hawk) McCario. She married Lew Ruggles; he preceded her in death along with her parents, Brothers, David and John Howard McCario, Sisters, Saundra Voyles and Ramona McCario.

Phyllis worked as a caregiver at the Logan-Mason Rehabilitation Center in Lincoln. She was a member of Southern Baptist Church at Lincoln. She loved to read, do puzzles and collect miniature toy cars. She adored her cat and birds and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals Fan.

Survivors: Sisters, Lola Baum and Martha Schumacher both of Lincoln, IL, Kathy (David) Gillis of Brownsville, TX and Nancy (Mike) Snow of Staunton, IL; Brothers, Joseph (Naomi) McCario, Donald (Cheryl) McCario and Ronald B. McCario all of Panama, IL, Eugene (Carol) McCario of Virginia City, NV, Douglas McCario of Lebanon, IN, Paul McCario of Logan, Utah, Michael McCario of Blackville, SC and Daniel McCario of Carson City, NV; Many Nieces and Nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 3 at 11:00 AM at Perfetti Funeral Home in Panama with Rev. Dennis Shaw and Rev. Dave Trover officiating. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery, Panama. Visitation will be Friday, March 2 from 5:00-8:00 PM at Perfetti Funeral Home in Panama.

Memorials are suggested to the Coal Miner's Memorial Fund.

Perfetti Funeral Home in Panama is in charge of arrangements.

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