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Ruth E. Demers

Obituary for Ruth E. Demers

August 17, 1921 - November 25, 2020
Abington, Massachusetts | Age 99

Obituary

Ruth E. Demers of Abington, November 24, 2020, 99 years young. Loving wife of the late Robert W. Demers. Loving mother of Mona White of Weymouth and Robert W. Demers Jr. of Abington. Loving foster mother of Gene Coleman. Loving grandmother of Scott White of Weymouth, Denise Banagis of Weymouth and the late Paula Barry. Loving great grandmother of Tommy Jones, Heather Banagis, Paige Banagis, Joseph Barry, Jonathan White, Victoria White, Scottie White. Loving great great grandmother of Audrianna, James, Hannah,Jocelyn. Loving gram to Matthew, David, Lorianne, Gene, Brody, Adeline,Alaina.

Ruth was a proud member of the Greatest Generation. She survived the end of the Pandemic of 1918 with pneumonia, the Hurricane of 1938 as her uncle tied ropes to trees as a handrail to tend the chicken coup as huge swaths of was torn from the ground, the bombing of Pearl Harbor while she was visiting New York City with Robert her husband to be as sirens blared and he rushed to Fort Devens to be sent to Europe till the end of WW II, then married Robert and was an incredible wife and mother. She loved reading, gardening, crafts, bingo and family, was a kind, loving soul with a wonderful sense of humor, never forgot a birthday or hesitated to lend a helping hand, she had many close friends and will be dearly missed by all.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, December 2, 2020 from 3pm to 6pm at Magoun Biggins Funeral Home, 135 S Union St, Rockland.
Burial will be held Thursday, December 3, 2020 from 11am at Mt Vernon Cemetery, Central St, Abington.

Memorial donations to honor Ruth may be sent to:
National Processing Center
Alzheimers Association
POB 96011
Washington, DC. 20090

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135 Union Street
Rockland, MA 02370
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