Ruth M. (Carnes) Tocci of Peabody formerly of Lexington
She was married to the late Valentino Tocci, who died on September 30, 2015.
Born in Everett, MA, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Barbara Carnes. She graduated from Everett High School with the class of 1946.
Ruth was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
She was a communicant of St. Brigid Church in Lexington.
Ruth enjoyed ballroom dancing and rummikub. She was a faithful member of her Bible Study group.
She is survived by her six sons, John and his wife, Lila Tocci of Lexington, Michael and his wife, Barbara Tocci of Newburyport, William Tocci of Seabrook, NH, Daniel Tocci of Long Beach, CA, Valentino Tocci Jr. and his wife, Joanne Tocci of Boxford, MA and Rev. Laurence Tocci of Hudson, MA; two daughters, Valerie and her husband, Paul Notartomaso of Palm Beach FL and Cynthia Tocci of North Hollywood, CA; sister, Belle Cosgrove of Peabody, MA; twenty three grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Robert Carnes of Peabody.
Visiting hours will be Thurs. 3 to 7 P.M. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, MA. A Mass of Christian burial will be Fri. at 11am at St. Brigid Church, 2001 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA. Please meet at Church. Burial in the Westview Cemetery, Lexington. Memorials may be made in her name to Project Rachel, 5 Wilson St, Natick, MA 01760. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com.