Ruth Donohue

Ruth C. Donohue (O'Rourke)

Sunday, April 3rd, 1927 - Tuesday, May 12th, 2020
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Donohue, Ruth C. (O'Rourke) of Arlington passed away on May 12th.  Beloved wife of the late Bernard L. Donohue.  Loving mother of Bernie Donohue and his wife Maria of Reading and Maryjane Driscoll and her husband Bruce of Mansfield.  Dear grandmother of seven grandchildren and one great grandchild.  Sister of Mary J. Geary and the late John J. O’Rourke.  Daughter of the late Owen and Cecilia (Fitzsimmons) O'Rourke.  Due to the precautions surrounding COVID-19 all arrangements are private and under the care of DeVito Funeral Home of ARLINGTON.  A private burial will be held in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  In lieu of flowers donations can be made in memory of Ruth to First Responders Children's Foundation 38 East 32nd Street, Suite 602 New York, NY 10016or  Please visit to view an online guestbook. 
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Carol D’Agostino

Posted at 02:15pm
Ruth was a very pleasant person, always smiling! I so enjoyed visiting with her at Daniels House! My mother, Marge Erwin, was down the hall! Saw her as I was going and coming and talked to her! God bless! Carol D’Agostino

Jane and Fran Foley

Posted at 08:06pm
So sorry for your loss. Fran and I enjoyed your mother and father at the Burton condos. It was a honor to know them. We keep you and your family in our prayers at this difficult time

Jane and Fran Foley

Posted at 08:04pm

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