Ruby M. Tresca

June 26, 1926 ~ October 27, 2021 (age 95)


Ruby M. Tresca, 95, passed away October 27, 2021. She was born near Panama City and moved to Jacksonville, FL as a young girl.

Ruby graduated from Andrew Jackson High School and attended Florida State University. She enjoyed a long and distinguished career with State Farm Insurance as a Senior Fire Claims Representative. She was involved in many remote storm duty assignments where she traveled the country following the aftermath of natural disasters.

She will be remembered as a sweet and gracious lady who taught her children to be kind and polite to others. Family was always her priority.

Ruby is survived by her daughters, Shirley Towkach and Sally DuBray (F. Joseph); son, Mark Hemphill; stepdaughters, Linda Hollis (Billy) and Nancy Gaulding (Rusty); nine grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren and nieces, Mickey Martindale and Sharon O’Brien.

Her husband of forty-five years, James T. Tresca, her parents Roy and Ruby, and her sister, Nell preceded her in death.

After their retirement in Jacksonville, Ruby and Jim moved to Blue Ridge, GA and became active members in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church where they developed many long-lasting friendships.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00pm, Saturday, November 13, 2021 in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Blue Ridge, GA, with the Reverend Victor H. Morgan, Rector as Celebrant.

A reception and interment will follow the service at St. Luke’s.

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