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RUELLE, Joan "Joni" (Canty) Of Malden, Saturday, February 20. Wife of the late Ernest "Junie" Ruelle, Jr. Loving mother of Michael and Michelle Ruelle, Nancy Ryan, Kathleen Edison, Beth-Ann Ryan and John Ryan. Also survived by one great-granddaughter, Isabelle Rey Hays and 10 grandchildren: Amanda Arguello & Kelly Dawson, Robert & James Valiante, Melyssa Hays & Adara Ryan, Katryna, Ashley & LCpl. Christopher Daurie. Preceded in death by her granddaughter, Kimberly Ryan Valiante. Sister of the late Ronald & late wife Dorothy Canty, Rita Correia & husband Peter and Nancy Rosa & late husband Thomas. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, extended family & dear friends. In keeping with Joni's wishes, she will be cremated, and Services will be privately held. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations be made to Tufts Medical Center, McDonald Funeral Home


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Published in Boston Globe from Feb. 22 to Feb. 23, 2021.
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February 22, 2021
Frank and i have wonderful memories of our friendship with Joni and ernie and the children in Medford. Rest in peace.
donna and frank
February 26, 2021
Joni was an exceptional lady. My heart and prayers go out to your family and friends. Deeply sorry for your loss.
Yolande Pere
February 25, 2021
Joni was truly one of a kind! Caring, kind, loving I will truly miss my friend. Glad I got to see you 2 yrs. ago. Miss you Joni!
Joanne Delfino
February 24, 2021
One of the sweetest ladies I ever met. R I P. You will never be forgotten.
Judith Blackman
February 24, 2021
We will miss you Joni
Karen Wheelock
February 24, 2021
Rest in peace auntie and fly with the angels
John Botchie
February 24, 2021
So sad to hear the news of Joni's passing. She was a sweet lady with a great sense of humor. I always enjoyed seeing her. She will be missed. Rest in Peace.
Lauray Lanthier
February 24, 2021
Joni you were an amazing and special friend to me. I wish i could have gotten to see you one more time. My heart is breaking. I have known you for 20 years. I remember meeting you for the first time at Delta Dental and the rest is history. You were the most kindest person i have known. You will forever have a place in my heart. I miss you so much. May you RIP now. Love you
Eileen Devlin
February 23, 2021
I will forever miss you my friend
Dianne Collins
February 23, 2021
Frank and i have many special memories of our friendship with Joni ernie and the children while living in Medford. May she rest in peace.
donna pacini
February 23, 2021
Joni was so special to everyone who knew her. She will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Ruelle family. We are all so sorry for your loss. Love, Fran
Fran Lyle
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