Hazel "Rusti" McLaughlin, 68 - Spencer

Hazel "Rusti" McLaughlin, 68, answered her heavenly call August 13, 2008. She passed at Roane General Hospital, Spencer, after receiving wonderful care following a 4 1/2 years battle with breast cancer.

To carry forth, she leaves Tom, her husband of 33 years; daughters, Pam Douveres and Maria McLaughlin, both of Spencer; sons, Mike of Evans and Paul of Charleston; sisters, Helen Snyder, Ann Smith and Elaine Ferrell, all of Roane County; brothers, Charles Smith of Marietta, Ohio, and Lewis Smith of Looneyville.

Preceding her passing were parents, Orville and Ina Smith; daughters, Debbie Taylor and Lisa Gill.

The visitation will be Friday from 6-8 p.m., followed by a Christian wake service in the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Saturday in the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, with Rev. Tom Chacko as celebrant. Burial will be in the Clover Cemetery, Clover.

Her wishes would best be met by a donation to the American Cancer Society, c/o Sandy Boothe, ACS Memorial Chairperson, 45 Billings Rd., Reedy, WV 25270.