Ruth A. (Winkler) Ghiorse, age 97, passed away peacefully with her family at her side April 5, 2014. Ruth was born in Worchester and raised in Braintree. She lived in Braintree for most of her life, where she raised her family. She had lived in Weymouth for the past 14 years. Ruth was a graduate of Braintree High School, Class of 1935. Mrs. Ghiorse was a longtime member and past president of the Braintree Point Womens Club and a lifetime member of the Braintree Yacht Club. Ruth was the beloved wife of the late John T. Ghiorse; devoted mother of John T. Jr. and his wife Constance of The Villages, Fla., William C. of Ithaca, N.Y., George C. and his wife Patricia of Falmouth, Lois A. Shores and her husband Roger of Carver, Marilyn E. Narcotta and her husband Jack of Bridgewater, Peter W. and his wife Linda of Wycoff, N.J., Elizabeth Bitsy M. Osgood and her husband Edward of Monument Beach, Richard D. and his wife Mary of Weymouth, Seth R. and his wife Linda of Bel Air, Md.; beloved sister of the late Elizabeth Hill; loving grandmother to 32 grandchildren; and loving great-grandmother of 52 great-grandchildren; beloved aunt of David Hill and his wife Deborah of Norwell, and Jean Hill of Weymouth. Funeral from the Clancy-Lucid Funeral Home, 100 Washington St., Weymouth, Friday, April 11, at 11 a.m. Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church, Weymouth, at 12:15 p.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m. Burial in Village Cemetery, Weymouth. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Epilepsy Foundation of NE, 500 Gallivan Blvd., #200, Boston, MA 02124, or Thomas J. Buckley Endowment Fund, c/o Childrens Hospital Trust, 401 Park Drive, Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215-3354.
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Published in The Patriot Ledger from Apr. 8 to Apr. 9, 2014