Ruth Emily (Tully) Choate of Tyngsboro formerly of Dunstable

 

Ruth Emily (Tully) Choate, 97, of Tyngsboro formerly of Dunstable died surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at the Northwood Nursing Home in Lowell.

She was married to Fred A. Choate with whom she would have celebrated their 77th wedding anniversary on September 28, 2017.

Born in Dunstable, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Bertha Tully. She graduated from Lowell High School with the class of 1937 and earned an Associate Degree from the Nashua School of Business.

Ruth was a clerk for the US Post Office in Tyngsboro. She had previously worked for Parlee Farm in Tyngsboro. In her early years she worked for the Notre Dame Academy in Tyngsboro.

She was a member of the Tyngsboro Evangelical Church.

Ruth was a member of the Grange of Dunstable, the Tyngsboro

4-H Club, the Eastern Star of Lowell and was the last surviving charter member of the American Legion Women Auxiliary Post 247 of Tyngsboro.

She was a proud longtime resident of Tyngsboro.

Besides her husband she is survived by her son, Richard and his wife, Elizabeth Choate of Tyngsboro; daughter, Janet and her husband, Henry Fontaine of Dunstable; daughter-in-law, Joyce Choate of Ellenton, FL; nine grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was the mother of the late James Choate of Hudson, NH who passed away in 1983.

Her friends and family are invited to visitation on Mon. July 17th at 11:30A.M-12:30P.M. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, MA. Funeral Service at 1P.M. at the Dunstable Evangelical Congregational Church, 518 Main Street, Dunstable, MA. Burial in the Central Cemetery, Dunstable. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

Visitation

July 17, 2017
11:30A.M.-12:30P.M.
Dolan Funeral Home

Funeral

July 17, 2017
1P.M.
Dunstable Evangelical Congregational Church
  1. Darlene cooney says:

    For all of Ruth’s family:thank you for letting me be part of her life, I am truly lucky to have been able to help take care of her , I will always be her ” little Goss girl”. She was so loved .

  2. Jennifer Girard says:

    My deepest sympathy on the passing of this dear woman- mother, grandmother, wife and friend. May the memories you shared bring light to your heart, knowing you are eternally blessed to have had her in your life.

  3. Sandra Hersh says:

    Dear Janet and Family, I am sorry for the loss of your Mom.
    Sandra Hersh

  4. PHYLLIS& BILL EDGECOMB says:

    DICK & BETTY, VERY SORRY TO HEAR THAT UR MOTHER PASSED AWAY MAY SHE REST IN PEACE

  5. Marty & Shelley Lawless says:

    We are so sorry for the families loss. Our thoughts are with you during this extremely difficult time. May time heal your hearts and memories remain close.

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