MANCHESTER - Ruth E. Luiz, 84, of Manchester, died Nov. 28, 2012, at Hillsborough County Nursing Home after a period of declining health.
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She was born in Manchester April 26, 1928, to Henry and Aurore (Gendron) Perkins. She was a lifelong resident of Manchester.
Ruth was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, J. John Luiz who died Nov. 14, 2005, and by a daughter, Cynthia C. Linehan, who died Nov. 24, 2012. She was also predeceased by two sisters, Doris Cote and Rita King.
She leaves two daughters, Deborah Schroeder of Temple, Texas, and Nancy Allard of Manchester; two sons, Jon A. Luiz of Manchester and Jay W. Luiz of Provincetown, Mass.; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a brother, Henry Perkins Jr. of Auburn; nieces and nephews.
services: A calling hour is Sunday from 2 to 3 p.m. at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., Manchester. A memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. Burial will be in the N.H. State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen at the convenience of the family.
Memorial donations may be made to Community Hospice House, 210 Naticook Road, Merrimack, 03054, or to VNA Hospice Care, 1070 Holt Ave, Suite 1400, Manchester, 03109.
To send a message of condolence, visit www.lambertfuneralhome.com.
Lambert Funeral Home
1799 Elm St
Manchester, NH 03104
Published in Union Leader on Dec. 1, 2012