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Vivian L (Salachi) Ruth

July 16, 1942 ~ July 24, 2017 (age 75)
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Vivian L. (Salachi) Ruth, of Hingham, passed away on Monday, July 24, 2017 at the age of 75.

Beloved wife to William V. Ruth. Loving mother to Jamie Tribandis and her husband Martin of Worcester, David M. Smith and his wife Lisa of Danvers, and Gary A. Smith of Braintree. Cherished grandmother to Jordan, Joshua, and Nicholas. Sister of Georgiana Barclay and her husband Thomas of Pocasset.

Mrs. Ruth graduated from Weymouth High School before attending Massasoit Community College where she graduated and earn her associates degree. She was a member of the Italian Genealogy Society and the American Italian Association. Vivian was a wonderful woman who will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her.

At the family’s request, all funeral services held will be private. Interment will be held at the High Street Cemetery in Hingham.

Charitable donations may be made in Vivian’s memory to either of the following organizations: PKD Foundation, 1001 E. 101st Terrace, Suite 220, Kansas City MO, 64131 or Animal Protection Center of Southeastern Mass, 1300 W Elm Street Ext, Brockton MA, 02301.

 Service Information

Private Services

Downing Cottage Funeral Chapel
21 Pond Street
Hingham, MA 02043

Private Interment

High Street Cemetery
23 High Street
Hingham, Massachusetts 02043

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