Sally Ann Noreng, 74, of Sanford passed on Thursday, April 19, 2012. Sally was born March 1, 1938 in Stamford, Connecticut to the late Adeline and Ralph DelPrete. Sally dedicated her life to raising her seven children and adored her eight grandchildren. Sally had a talent for inventing scrumptious recipes and enjoyed sharing them. Dancing was a great joy in her younger years and reading books in her later years. Sally had a smile that could make you feel embraced and when she spoke to you it was always filled with grace. Her heart was always open to those who came into her life.
She was preceded in death by two husbands, Guy Ruo and Robert Noreng and her daughter, Gwendolyn Ruo. Sally is survived by her children Frank Ruo of Fort Lauderdale, Valerie Araujo of Palm Bay, Vesta Ruo of Sarasota, Harry Ruo of Coeur d'Alene, ID, Windy Ruo of Sanford and Robert Noreng of New Orleans, LA; eight grandchildren Megan, Dylan, David, Destiny, Ryan, Jeremy, Franklin and Relic; beloved brother Harry DelPrete of St. Cloud and loved sister, Barbara Banks of Davie. Private family services will be held.
Dearest Mother, the heart of our home, your presence was a comfort and strength, We remember the gift of your life and honor your love and sacrifice. You have shown strength and unconditional love throughout your lifetime to us.
There is so much that our Mother meant to us Only in our family can her true influence be known. She loved us with all her heart & soul..throughout a lifetime Mother was truly the heart of our home.
Private family services will be held.