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Ruth M. Horan

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Ruth M. (Craig) Horan, 89, surrounded by her family, died peacefully Thursday, March 21, at the Southeast Rehabilitation Center in Easton of natural causes. Mrs. Horan was the wife of the late Edward T. "Red" Horan. She was the daughter of the late Franklin Craig and Florence (Barry) Craig of North Easton. Born and raised in North Easton, she was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School. An accomplished swimmer, she was also a self-taught musician who entertained many by playing an electric Hawaiian guitar as well as piano, organ and harmonica. She was a homemaker for 54 years in Sharon and was famous for her fruit jello molds. She and her husband were active in fund raising for the construction of the Chapel of Our Savior on Westgate Drive in Brockton as well as fund raising for electric wheelchairs for the children of Mass Hospital School. She was a teacher of CCD for 33 years. She enjoyed spending time with friends and family. She will be missed by many friends and admirers. Mrs. Horan is survived by her children, William T. Horan and Edward T. Horan Jr. both of Stoughton, MaryElizabeth Horan of S. Boston, James M. Horan and Peter G. Horan both of North Easton, Daniel P. Horan and Ruth M. Nelson both of Brockton and Regina M. Dallaire of Sharon; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was the beloved sister of Jeanne C. Daley of Florida, Nancy B. Habermann of South Yarmouth and Florida and John B. Flynn of Bourne. Mrs. Horan was predeceased by George H. Craig, Franklin E. Craig, Jr., Richard M. Craig, Robert H. Craig, Donald F. Craig, Bradford W. Craig, Dorothy L. Craig, Marjorie Craig, and Anne M. LeSieur. She is survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral was held from the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rte. 27), Stoughton, Tuesday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass at Immaculate Conception Church, Stoughton, at 10:30 a.m. Visiting hours were Monday 4-8 p.m. Burial in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, North Easton. Donations in Ruths memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. See obituary at www.farleyfh.com. Farley Funeral Home 781-344-2676

Published in Easton Journal from Mar. 23 to Mar. 30, 2013
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