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Ruth Somogyi

September 16, 1929 — May 14, 2018

Ruth Phyllis Somogyi , (Gilmore) , age 88, passed away on Monday, May 14, 2018. She was born on September 16, 1929 in Chicago, IL to Alvis and Lenore Gilmore. She was a graduate of Austin High School in Chicago. Ruth was united in marriage on June 18, 1949 to John Somogyi. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star True Blue Chapter of Chicago. Ruth was a great homemaker and an excellent artist. She loved her family and adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Ruth is survived by her husband, John, of 69 years; children, Pamela (Dominic) Pulice and Scott (Janet) Somogyi; granddaughters, Jessica (Michael) Phipps, Amanda (Tim) Barger, Sarah (Kevin) Fitzgerald, Ashlee (Ian) Wallace, and Mallory (Albert) Kon; great-grandchildren, Trevor, Ethan, Ashton, Tessa, Adam, Nathan, Preston, William, Sean, Josephine, Maggie and Tyler.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Alvis and Lenore Gilmore.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 10 a.m. until time of services at 12:00 noon at Norris-Segert Funeral Home & Cremation Services (one block north of Washington St. and Main), 132 Fremont St., West Chicago. A private burial will take place at Acacia Park Cemetery. For information 630-231-0060 or

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