The Obit For Mel Rue

Melvin "Mel" Rue Sr.

Published in The Times-Picayune from December 11 to December 16, 2012


Melvin " Mel" Rue, Sr. entered into eternal rest on Monday, December 10, 2012. At the age of 87 years.

Beloved husband of the late Dorothy Sikes Rue. Father of Melvin L. Rue, Jr. (Sue). Brother of the late Thais Rue and Milton E. Rue, Jr. Grandfather of Jennifer Furse (Paul) and Michelle Gillen (Gary). Great Grandfather of Gabrielle Madere, Isaac and Webber Furse. Also survived by numerous Nieces and Nephews.

Mel played shortstop and second base for the Pelicans (1944-1947).

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Memorial Funeral Mass at LAKE LAWN METAIRIE FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL, 5100 Ponchartrain Blvd. New Orleans, LA 70124 on Monday, December 17, 2012 at 11:00 a. m.

Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.

Visitation after 9:00 a.m. Monday.

In lieu of flowers Masses preferred.