Ruth Morrow
1923 - 2016
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Ruth Morrow

Age: 92 • Shelburne

Ruth Morrow passed away on May 21, 2016.

She was a lifelong resident of Shelburne. Born in Burlington on November 22, 1923 to Leo and Cornelia Irish. She attended both the Old and the New Palmer Schools, and Shelburne High School. She joined the WAVES during WWII, then bookkeeper for Shelburne Co-operative Creamery, marrying Rufus Morrow in 1947. She was treasurer of Chittenden South School District until her retirement. Ruth was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, and to name a few, The Green Mountain Doll Club, The DAR, The General Society of Mayflower Descendants. She also was very active in Shelburne, serving as Auditor, Ballot Clerk, on the Cemetery Commission.

She was predeceased by her husband, Rufus Morrow, in 1998, and a daughter, Christine Giard, in 1991. Ruth is survived by a brother, Wilmot Irish of Shelburne, her sons Fred Morrow and his wife Dee of Addison, and Stuart Morrow of Shelburne, grandchildren James Morrow of Monkton, Julie Bushnell of Hyde Park, Kate Morrow and her husband Bo Curtis of Cambridge, Tyler Morrow of Somerville, Mass., great-grandchildren Casey Morrow and his wife Haley Morrow of Bristol, Chelsea Bushnell, Christopher Bushnell, and Callie Bushnell of Hyde Park, and great-great-grandson Ezra Morrow of Bristol.

There will be a graveside service at the Shelburne Cemetery on Thursday at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, contributions could be sent to The American Diabetes Association in her name. Arrangements are being handled by Stephen C. Gregory and Son Cremation Service, 472 Meadowland Dr., Ste. 7, South Burlington, VT 05403 Tel: (802) 985-3523.

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Published in The Burlington Free Press on May 25, 2016.
Graveside service
11:00 AM
Shelburne Cemetery
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June 10, 2016
Dr Sara Packard
May 27, 2016
Ruth was a lovely woman whom I first met when I joined the Green Mountain Doll Club about 16 years ago. I will greatly miss her. My deepest sympathy on your loss.
Arlene Erit
May 26, 2016
I just learned of Ruth's passing. It was a real privilege to have known her over the years; although I had seen her in a number of years. She was great lady and friend and I'm glad she passed peacefully.

I extend my sincere condolences to the family she left behind. They can be proud of her heritage and grace.
Preston Lawrance
May 26, 2016
We send our condolences to the Morrow family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Vermont Daughters, Green Mountain Chapter, DAR
May 25, 2016
Sending my condolences to Ruth's family. We, the Aube family were friends with her especially Sr. Aube as they went to high school together. I enjoyed working with Ruth as a bookkeeper at the Shelburne Creamery. I will miss reading about her in the news with her evolvement in the town of Shelburne. My prayers are with you.
Lorraine Aube-Mathieu
May 25, 2016
My deepest sympathy to Ruth's family. I knew her thru the Green Mountain Doll Club where she was a generous and giving member and a joy to be around. I am truly sorry to learn of her death. Marianne Arnold
Marianne Arnold
May 25, 2016
We send our sympathies to the entire Morrow family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Pete and Diana Elliott
pete & Diana Elliott
May 24, 2016
My Condolences Ruth's Family. I was saddened to hear her passing.She was a wonderful lady and our neighbor for many years.I saw her last fall and it was great to chat with her and talk of years past.My thoughts are with your family at this time.She will be a great loss to Shelburne.
Dixie Jimmo/Lestage
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