PETERBOROUGH - Ruth M. (Dupuis) Drew, 87, of Peterborough, formerly of Westford and Dunstable, Mass. died Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Summerhill Assisted Living in Peterborough.
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She was married to the late Maurice E. Drew, who died on September 10, 1997.
Born in Lowell, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Arthur J. and Anna Dupuis. She graduated from Lowell High School with the class of 1943.
Ruth retired from Sanders Assoc. of Nashua. She had previously worked for the Compugraphic Corp. in Wilmington, Mass. and the J.M. Fields Department Store in Chelmsford, Mass.
She was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church in N. Chelmsford, Mass. She was a member of the Legion of Catholic Women of Lowell, Mass. and a member of the Chelmsford and Dunstable Senior Centers.
She is survived by two daughters, Linda, and her husband, Norman Nickerson, of Greenfield, and Debora Lee Drew, of Healdsburg, Calif.; one sister, Rita Delizza, of Alfred, Maine; two grandchildren, Nathaniel Nickerson, and his wife, Nicole, of Charlottesville, Va. and Nicole (Nickerson) Haley, of Peterborough, and three great-grandchildren, Paul Haley, of Peterborough, and Adam and Ella Nickerson, of Charlottesville, Va.
There will be no visiting hours. A private burial is planned. A memorial service will be held in the late spring. Family and friends will be notified when the arrangements are complete. Memorials donations may be made in her name to the Hospice at HCS, 312 Marlboro Street, Keene, N.H. 03431.
Arrangements are by Dolan Funeral Home; 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com.
Dolan Funeral Home
106 Middlesex Street
North Chelmsford, MA 01863
Published in The Monadnock Ledger-Transcript on Mar. 20, 2014