Ruth B. Patterson

  • Born: March 25, 1919
  • Died: February 22, 2019
  • Location: Stow, Massachusetts

Fowler-Kennedy Funeral Home

42 Concord Street
Maynard, MA 01754

Tel. (978) 897-7343

Tribute & Message From The Family

Beloved Aunt

Ruth B. Patterson, age 99, of Stow, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 22, 2019.

Born in Stow, Massachusetts on March 25, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Roy and Mary A. (DeLorey) Patterson. Ruth was born at home on Brookside Avenue in Stow. She grew up at Fletcher's Orchard now known as Carver Hill Orchard. Ruth graduated from Hale High School, class of 1936. She was the oldest living Alumni from Hale High School.

Ruth worked at the A & P Market in downtown Maynard for thirty two years. She was a parishioner of Saint Bridget Parish in Maynard. Ruth was a member of the Saint Bridget choir. She traveled to Europe in 1987 with the choir signing in many Catholic Churches including for the late St. Pope John Paul II.

Ruth was a beloved Aunt, survived by her thirteen nieces and nephews and their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Ruth was predeceased by her siblings Robert E. Patterson, Arthur J. Patterson, George J. Patterson, Henry A. Patterson and Mary E. Tobin and nephew Jack Tobin.

Her funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, March 22, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Bridget Parish 1 Percival Street, Maynard. Burial will follow at Brookside Cemetery, Stow.

Gifts in her memory may be made to The Home for Little Wanders 10 Guest Street, Boston, MA 02135.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Condolences to the Patterson family. I can remember occaionally riding with my grandmother and mother from Taylor Rd over to see "auntie" Ruth.

Jeff Jardine

Posted by A friend   June 28, 2019

Ruth was such a blessing to us when we were coping with my father-in-law in his last year. We were so grateful for all she did to help. We are so sorry for your loss. She deserves a special place in all our hearts. With our deepest sympathy.

Posted by Kathey Manosh - Stow, MA - friend   March 13, 2019

I worked with Ruth at the A&P in Maynard, she was a sweetheart. She could really make that cash register sing. She came from a large family across the street from Dexter saw mill in stow, I also worked with her brother Arthur at GR. Our families at a lot in common.
John Lydon Salem NH

Posted by A friend   March 11, 2019

I'm extending my heartfelt condolences to the family. May you find peace in knowing that God Cares for you and will help you during these difficult times. 1 Peter 5:6,7

Posted by - FL   March 09, 2019

Aunt Ruth,
We all love you more than you know.Nobody could have asked for a greater Aunt.
Now you can be at peace with all that you loved and who loved you.
I'm proud that Ruth deamed me the Aunt Ruth of the next generation.I will make you proud.
Will miss you,Mom,and Jack every day for the rest of my life.
Many happy memories at Grammas house.Will always keep them in my heart.Love forever, Julie

Posted by Julie Tobin - Maynard, MA   March 09, 2019

I worked with Ruth in the A &P for 12 years from 1944-1956. Spent many times at the home on Brookside Av. playing records and cards. God Bless you and the rest of the Patterson family, Ruth.
Fondly, Ray

Posted by Raymond Van Vorse - Maynard, MA - Family Friend   March 05, 2019

To the Patterson / Tobin Family Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort, and strength.
With love and remembrance.
Sue, Bob, and Robby Wright

Posted by Sue Wright - Maynard, MA - Friend   March 02, 2019

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