Ruby Martha Landrum
Ruby Martha Landrum
  • November 10, 1941 - July 17, 2017
  • Marrero, Louisiana

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Ruby Martha Saluto Landrum entered peacefully into heaven on Monday, July 17, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her devoted husband of 55 years to Rodney P. Landrum. A loving mother of Rodney P. Landrum, Jr. (Susan Theriot), Ada Marie Landrum and the late Walter Gerald Landrum and Debra Ann Landrum. A proud grandmother of Amanda Landrum (fiancé George Lombas, III), Derek Landrum (companion Jessica), Chad Landrum (companion Alex), and her grand-dogs; Jax and Lucy. Daughter of the late Mercedes Galliano Saluto and Nicholas Saluto , Irma "Mom" W. Coker and Walter "Pop" Coker, a loving sister of Carol S. Pellerin(the late Spellman) and preceded death by her siblings; Russell Saluto (Pat), Taylor Saluto, Annie S. Lebourgeois (August), Betty S. Schouest (Alex) and her twin sister, Ruth S. Breaux (Steward). She is also survived by her sister-in-law; Fran C. Saluto (Taylor's spouse), numerous loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Age 75, a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and a lifelong resident of Marrero, Louisiana. Ruby worked for Conco Food Distributors as a Key Punch Operator until her retirement. Upon retirement she was a lifelong member of Chapter 894 Women of the Moose, avid reader, a devout Catholic Church member of Visitation of Our Lady Catholic Church, camping, traveling and mainly spending time with her family and friends.
The family would like to thank the staff of Wynhoven Nursing Facility and Notre Dame Hospice for their compassionate care given to Ms. Ruby. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer's Foundation, 3445 N. Causeway Blvd., Suite 902, Metairie, LA 70002 or to her daughter, Ada's, long time residence, Evergreen Life Services Community Medical Home, 45439 Live Oak Dr., Hammond, LA 70401, to assist with her care. A private memorial service will be held by the family at a later date.
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