Shiela Vivian Rulong

February 2, 1930 ~ December 29, 2020 (age 90)


Shiela Vivian Rulong 90 of Roscoe, passed away on Tuesday December 29, 2020 at her home. Born in Pittsburgh on February 2, 1930, a daughter of Kenneth and Florence Vercoe Wright.

Shiela had worked for a time at the former Corning Glass where she was a selector. She was a ceramics teacher and had owned her own shop. At the age of 65 she decided to go back to school and became a licensed manicurist. She was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxilliary Post #801 Roscoe, was a life long resident of the 5 town area, had served on the Allenport Council and was treasurer.  Shiela loved Jesus Christ and reading the bible daily. Loved her family and was a devoted mother and grandmother.  A very talented artist, and an avid gardener and bingo player. She love children and animals and was the glue in keeping her family together.

Surviving are 2 sons; Harry C. (Nancy) Rulong of St. Cloud, FL and Richard (Rick) Rulong of Sumter, S.C., 2 daughters; Kenny Dale (John) Molinaro of Washington and Jacqueline M. Righetti of Roscoe, 9 grandchildren Melanie Davis, Stacy Rulong, John Rulong, Jason Rulong, Bryan Rulong, Steven Rulong, Erika Robaugh, Sara Craig and Alison Righetti, 1 brother John A. Wright and 2 sisters; Darlene Ballog and Billie Jean Bowman, along with 15 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 43 yrs, Harry E. Rulong, 3 brothers; Kenneth Wright, twin infants Henry and Richard Wright, 2 sisters; Saundra VanDivner and Diane Ketvertes and lastly the woman that raised her, Minnie Wright.

Visitation and services were private and interment was held at Howe Cemetery, Long Branch. The family requests that any memorials in Shiela’s name be made to any local animal shelter or animal rescue league.

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