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Lenora A. Byam

(1927 - 2018)


Lenora A. Byam (nee Dupakowski), 90, passed away Friday, July 13, 2018.

She was the beloved wife of the late Sherwood; loving mother of Jessica Ruggiero (Joseph), Sherwood Byam III (Deborah), Rebecca Byam and Florence Lasater (Jerry); grandmother of Nicholas Ruggiero, Matthew Ruggiero (Rosa), Sarah Byam, Leah Byam, Sherwood Byam IV, Anna Zavaleta (Tony), Jay Byam (Brynn), Joseph Byam, Ray Byam, Donald Griffith (Abby), Joshua Lasater (Melinda) and Jeremy Lasater; great-grandmother of Roman Ruggiero, Dominic Ruggiero, Ezekiel Zavaleta, Ishmael Zavaleta, Dillon Griffith, Ian Griffith, Allison Lasater, Emily Lasater and Evelyn Lasater. Of her eight brothers and sisters, she is survived by her sister, Florence Dupaski.

The pride and joy of her life was her family. Mrs. Byam retired from the Ridge Tool Company in Elyria. Her Texas parish was St. Pius X in Weslaco, Texas. While living in Ohio, she was a long-time member of St. Vincent de Paul Church in Elyria. She was a graduate of Columbia High School class of 1945.

Funeral services and inurnment were private.

Memorials in her name can be made to John Knox Village, 1300 South Border Avenue, Weslaco, TX 78596.

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