Obituary for Ruth Ericson – Chelmsford, NH

Ruth Ericson, formerly of Chelmsford; 83 NASHUA, NH — Ruth Ericson, 83, a former longtime resident of Chelmsford, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 2, 2015, at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua. She was the beloved wife of Carl D. Ericson, who died in 1992.

Ruth was born November 1, 1931 in Malden to the late Raymond and Ruth (Monahan) Puntoni. Ruth worked for Purity Supreme for 20 years and after her retirement volunteered in the gift shop at Lowell General Hospital. Ruth enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and taking trips to York, ME.

Ruth leaves behind three beloved children: Neal S. Ericson and his wife Allison of Londonderry, NH, Debra Meredith and her husband James of Westford, and David Ericson and his wife Kim of Billerica; four grandchildren: Bethany Nazzaro and her husband Kevin of Wilmington, Scott Meredith and his girlfriend Margaret Ludt of Amherst, NH, Sean Meredith and his wife Jackie of Baltimore, MD, and Eric Meredith of Westford; two great-grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; three siblings: her sister Nancy Lane of Lynnfield, her brother Raymond Puntoni and his wife Cina of Maynard, her sister Geraldine Trickett and her husband Robert of Lynnfield; and many nieces and nephews.

Ruth’s brother Gerald died before her.

ERICSON — Visiting hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at BLAKE FUNERAL HOME, 24 Worthen St., CHELMSFORD, MA. Her funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, followed by burial in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 and funeral director Paul A. Hardy, Jr. For online condolences, please visit BLAKEFUNERALHOME.COM or visit us on Facebook.

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