Muller, Ruth G.
88, died peacefully at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill on November 8 of complications of a stroke she had suffered in May of this year. Born October 7, 1925, Ruth was the daughter of the late Gordon and Margaret Grant of Andover. She lived in Andover almost all her life, except for a brief time when she and her young family lived in Honolulu Hawaii. Ruth graduated from Andover's Punchard High School in 1944 and worked for over 30 years as the manager of accounts receivable at ITT Semiconductors. Following her retirement in 1990, Ruth volunteered at the Andover High School . She married her husband Herbert in Andover in 1947, and they were blessed with 66 years together. In addition to her husband, Ruth leaves four children: three sons, William and his wife Christine of Grafton; Richard and his wife Ann of Andover; James and his wife Pamela of Windham, NH; and one daughter, Virginia and her husband Thomas Busta of Andover. In addition, she leaves 10 loving grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Ruth was a member of the West Parish Church and the Women's Evening Circle there. She was devoted to her family, frequently hosting family gatherings in her home. Her greatest joys were seeing her children and grandchildren grow and prosper and attending their activities and athletic events. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend her Funeral Service on Wednesday, November 13th at 11:00AM in the West Parish Church, Andover. Interment will follow in West Parish Garden Cemetery, Andover. Calling Hours will be held on Tuesday from 4 to 8 in the Conte Funeral Home, 28 Florence Street, Andover. For those who wish, Ruth may be remembered through donations to The West Parish Garden Cemetery, 129 Reservation Road, Andover, MA. 01810. For funeral home directions or to sign the family guest book, please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com
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