Ruby Amareno

July 24, 1925 - May 2, 2020

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AMARENO, Ruby (nee Sparks), loving wife of Joseph R. Amareno for 70 years. Dear mother of Dianne (Chuck) Schirmann and Joseph S. (Gina) Amareno. Grandmother of Christina (Doug) Simonson, Julie (Josh) Blom, Michelle (Matt) Olix, Nicholas and Joseph S. Amareno Jr., Jami Haring and the late Nicholas Haring. Also survived by 7 great-grandchildren. Sister of Flo Kelleher and the late Ida Bishop, Minnie Wessel, Edy Schroeder and Martha Singleton. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Ruby passed away Saturday, May 2, 2020 at the age of 94. Private funeral service to be held. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to:  In Memory of Ruby Amareno In Remembrance of Chase Brogan to Cincinnati Children’s Heart Institute, PO Box 5202 Cinti, OH 45201-5202 ( or American Diabetes Association, 10200 Alliance Road #101, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242, Condolences at


Paul & Kay Peterson - May 9, 2020
We were so sorry to here about Ruby passing. She was such a sweet lady and a good friend. She will be missed by all. Our heart felt sympathy to Joe and family.
Sheri and Jay Weingartner - May 7, 2020
Aunt Ruby was as her name implied, a true gem. We miss her already and will remember her fondly with love and affection. Our prayers for Uncle Joe, Dianne, Joe and the family...
Ruth Goad - May 6, 2020
I am truly grieving for the loss of Aunt Ruby and will so miss seeing her, hearing her laugh, and feeling her warmth and love. She will be missed, but not forgotten. My condolences to Uncle Joe, Diane (Schirman) and Joey Amareno and the their families.
Marianne Madama Wiggers - May 6, 2020
I was so sorry to read this. Our lives have not crossed in so many years. I always remember how beautiful Ruby was. My sincere sympathy to family . Pete Madama was my grandpa, Josephina Amareno was grandpa’s cousin.
Jim & Pat Wessel - May 6, 2020
Prayers for all the family, all of us will miss her beautiful smile and laughter. She has guided us, prayed for us, and always made each feel special in their own way to her. We will miss the weekly phone calls, our many, many trips together. Aunt Ruby, in our hearts forever!!
Lou&JoAnn Schapker - May 6, 2020
Lou and I are so sorry We will miss her smiling face in the back yard