Ruth Edna (LeMasurier)Schramm of Chelmsford


5565 Schramm 2Ruth Edna (LeMasurier) Schramm, 67, a longtime resident of Chelmsford, passed away after a battle with lung cancer on June 27, 2015 at home.  She was a 12 year survivor of Leukemia (CML).

She was married to Charles A. Schramm with whom she celebrated their 42nd wedding anniversary in May.

Born in Lowell on February 15, 1948, the daughter of the late George LeMasurier and Eleanor (Sullivan) (LeMasurier) Edge, and the step daughter of the late William Edge. She graduated from Chelmsford High School with the class of 1967.

Ruth was an active member of the North Chelmsford Congregational Church.

She worked for Palm Manor Nursing Home, Kate’s Corner in South Chelmsford, and Town and Country Transportation.

Ruth enjoyed cross stitching, and her summers on Deer Island, in Leonardville, New Brunswick, Canada.

Besides her husband she is survived by, a daughter Lisa St.Gelais and her husband Jonathan of Memphis, Tennessee; a son Charles Schramm and his wife Christina of Loudonville, New York; three grandchildren, Brady St.Gelais, Michaela and Meghan Schramm. She was known as Ma by her grandchildren and all their cousins. She is also survived by a dear cousin Karen Ware, her Aunt Teresa Sullivan, and friends Jean K. and Terry Welsh.

Ruth was predeceased by her sister the late Jean Bear and a very good friend the late Dixie Frye of Deer Island.

Visiting hours Wednesday 9AM to 12 Noon with a Funeral Service at 12 Noon at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD. Memorials may be made in her name to the Lowell General Hospital Cancer Center 295 Varnum Ave. Lowell, MA 01854. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at


July 1, 2015
9:00 AM-12 Noon
Dolan Funeral Home


July 1, 2015
12 Noon
Dolan Funeral Home
  1. Darcy Huggins says:

    I am so sad to hear of Ruth’s passing. I will always remember her hospitality and have many fond memories of our visits to Chelmsford and D.I. My heart and thoughts are with you.

    Much love,

    Darcy Frye Huggins

  2. Julie Cronin says:

    So sory to hear about Ruth.Am unable to go to the services but you are all in my thoughts.

  3. Michael and Robin Burke says:

    We are very sorry to hear of Ruth’s passing our thoughts and prayers are with you Charlie and your family at his time of sadness. She is in the Lord’s hands now.

  4. Geoff, Dana and Maureen Conley says:

    Sincere sympathy to the Schramm Family

  5. Mike and Rita Hassett says:

    Ruth was such a beautiful lady who was also one of the nicest persons one would ever want to meet. Rita and I will miss her dearly and our condolences go out to her husband Charlie and the rest of her family.

  6. James M. Frye says:

    I am very sorry that Ruth has passed, she will be sadly missed. May god watch over you all.

  7. Jim and Eileen Sousa says:

    We are so sorry to hear of Ruth’s passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  8. Beth and Steven Lambert says:

    Ruth will be greatly missed, love and prayers to the family.

  9. Kathi Frye says:

    Our deepest sympathy to Charles, Lisa and Charlie on your loss. We are thinking of you at this sad time. Love Steve and Kathi

  10. mary miller says:

    My condolences to the Schramm family. Mr. Charles, may it help you to know that Psalms 34:18 read: God is close to the brokenhearted; he save those who are crushed in spirit. Yes, He care so he can give you and your family the needed strength to continue on. Please find some comfort from this fact, in your time of need.

  11. Helen & Janet Leaman says:

    Dear Charlie,

    We were both very sad to hear of Ruth’s passing. She was a genuinely warm and caring person, and we always looked forward to her visits at Deer Island. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family.

    Helen and Janet Leaman

  12. Vera Waycott & Family says:

    So sorry to hear of Ruth’s passing, thing of all of you at this sad time.

  13. Lucille and Steven Cline says:

    Thinking of you Charlie and family with sincere sympathy. So very sorry for your loss and ours. Ruth will always be remembered as a beautiful loving person and will be missed greatly.

  14. Gai Waite Justason says:

    Dear Charlie and family, you are all very much in our thoughts and prayers today. Sincere sympathy to all of the family. Ruth was a sweet, kind, generous person to all who knew her.

  15. Barbara Maxwell says:

    Charlie, I am so sorry to hear of Ruth’s passing. Sincerely, Barbara Maxwell (Marilyn Richardson’s sister )

  16. Noranne and Gil Stuart says:

    I am so sorry to hear about her passing. I would give you all a hug if I could.

  17. Tammy Wells says:

    My condolences, Charlie and family. A lovely woman whom I feel lucky I got to know better last fall.

  18. marilyn richardson says:

    We will miss dear Ruth,love and prayers to the family

  19. Judy Lamarre says:

    Charles, Lisa and Charlie,
    Please accept our deepest condolences! Love and Hugs from Buddy, Jean and Judy Lamarre

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