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Susan A. (Rua) Yates, 46,

Susan A. (Rua) Yates, 46, of Mendon, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family in her home on September 4, 2016. She leaves her life partner of 16 years, Richard Wheelwright of Mendon. She was born in Milford, daughter of Jose and Elaine (Brogan) Rua of Mendon. She was a lifelong Mendon resident. She was a graduate of Nipmuc Regional High School class of 1988. She received a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Framingham State College class of 1992.  Susan was employed as a bartender for many years at the Villa Restaurant in Wayland.    

In addition to her parents and life partner, she is survived by her son Tyler M. Yates of Mendon, two brothers, Joseph Rua and Timothy Rua both of Mendon, her paternal grandmother, Carmeria Rua of Milford.

The funeral will be held Friday, September 9, 2016 at 10 A.M. from the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home, 46 Water St., Milford, MA 01757.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 A.M. at the St. Gabriel the Archangel Church on 151 Mendon St. Upton MA. The burial will follow in the Swandale Cemetery in Mendon MA.

Calling hours will be held Thursday from 4 to 8 P.M.

Donations in her memory may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Center 20 Prospect St. Milford MA 01757

Guest Book

Dear Paul and Tyler, our deepest sympathy to you and your families. I know you guys will continue to be an inspiration to one another and continue grow as a family. Tyler your mom will always be watching over and, she'll be there for you. i know you will continue to make her proud. If you need to ask her a question, ask because you just might get an answer. life can't make promises, but you can make the most of it. life is journey, so live it to the fullest, take one day at a time and don't take anything for granite. Our prayers are with you guys.
Jon and Erica Bouchard

To Tim and all of Sue's heart goes out to you. I am asking the angels to hold you all close. My prayers and thoughts are with you and with Sue. With blessings and prayers,
Pandora Pillsbury Kusenda

Bless you all,we are so very sorry to hear the loss of your dear daughter and sister Susan. Elaine,Joe,Joseph,Timothy and Grandson Tyler my heart really hurts for this great loss in liife. She will always remain in your hearts ,but her memories will never leave they will stay for ever.Tyler Mom will be above you ,but always a part of you.She may guide you in your life.Bless you Tyler. Our heart goes out to each of you's. Love Your Neighbors Peg,Bill,Gregory,Matthew Vincent For 33 years
Peg,Bill,Gregory,Matthew Vincent... Like a Family

Dear Elaine and Family, I am so sorry about hearing of the passing of your beautiful daughter Susan. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Kay Holmes

Dear Jose, Elaine and Family, We are so sorry to hear about your loss, may all the wonderful memories of your beautiful daughter last a lifetime in your hearts, our thoughts and prayers are with you all!
Nicole, Scott & Carly (Fino) McKay

Dear Elaine, My thoughts are with you and your family. I hope in time your grief will lessen and you'll only have good memories left. Those are the times you need to hold onto.
Sharon Carr

My thoughts, and prayers are with the entire family during this time. It's been a very long time since I saw Sue. We went to middle school together and I used to sleep over her house many, many nights. She was my best friend during that time. I will always remember her friendship and beautiful smile. I am truly sorry for your loss.
Penny (Van Zile) Aicardi

ELAINE, So Sorry to hear about the loss of your dear daughter. Our hearts , prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.
Beth Peacock

Dear Elaine; I am truly sorry for the loss of your daughter Susan. My heart is very heavy for you and your family.....with deepest sympathy ......Sally Ann Curley - Countryside Health Care
Sally Ann Curley

Elaine Jose & family my thoughts & prayers are with you.

Elaine Jose & family my thoughts & prayers are with you. Ann Halsing

Deepest sympathies to you Tyler, your father, Paul, Rich and the Rua and Yates families. Everett and Ima Scott (Uncle Ev)
Everett Scott

Jose, Elaine and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. May the Lord lift you up, encourage you and give you peace and comfort. With our deepest sympathy,
Royce, Sharon (Bergeron), and Roycee Fitzgerald

Rich, Elaine, Jose, Tim and Tyler, May you all find comfort in one another at this time of sorrow. With our deepest sympathy. Raeanne and Phil Bancroft
Raeanne and Phil

Deepest sympathies and prayers to the Rua and Yates family during this difficult time. Sue will be remembered fondly by her classmates as a beautiful, bright, funny and outgoing person. She will missed by us all. Blessings
Mary (Medina) Guertin

Dear Elaine, Joe, and Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. I can't imagine the heartbreak you feel losing a child... She is at peace now, and pain free. May your memories help you at this most difficult time. ๐Ÿ’œ Love, Sheryll (Kell) Caron

I'm so sorry to here about the loss of your sister. My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time.
Cheryl Prokopis

My heart aches for my dear friend Tim on the loss of his beloved sister. To the Rua and Yates family, my thoughts and prayers are with you as you grieve the loss of Susan.
Jim Belisle

The world lost a beautiful soul, and heaven gained a beautiful angel๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’”all my love and prayers to Timothy and family
Deborah Stewart

Tyler, I Love You so much!! My heart goes out to you & Dad. Many prayers for your strength through this most difficult time. God Bless, Auntie Cheryl xo
Cheryl Richmond

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