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Obituary for Ruth Ann Malloy

Ruth Ann (Carter) Malloy, formerly of Newton and Mashpee, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2023, at the age of 85. She was predeceased by her husband and soul mate of 59 years, George Malloy. She was the loving mother of Catherine Brossi and her husband Dan of Onset, Deborah Buiser and her husband Ed of Mansfield, Lynne Dunn and her husband Bill of Sturbridge and Karen Coletti and her husband Chuck of Hudson with whom she lived. Devoted grandmother of 11: Danielle, Deanna and Teresa Brossi, Matt and Julia Buiser, Billy, Kyle, his wife Danielle and Brian and his wife, Rebecca Dunn, Steven and his fiancé Lisa Iudiciani, Jeff and Jack Coletti and 2 great grandsons, Calvin and Miles Dunn. She is also survived by her siblings, Virginia Carter of Palm Harbor, FL and John Carter of Attleboro. As well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Joan Barrett.

A retired nurse with the Red Cross, Ruth loved spending time at the beach in Naples FL, and in Mashpee with her family. She lived a very active lifestyle despite the limitations of Parkinson’s Disease. She especially enjoyed playing pickleball with her husband, friends, and grandchildren, kayaking, cross country skiing and Rock Steady boxing, for people with Parkinson’s Disease.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, December 13th at 10:30AM in Sacred Heart Parish, 1321 Centre St. Newton Centre followed by interment in Newton Cemetery. Visiting hours will be Tuesday from 5-8PM in the Burke & Blackington Funeral Home, 1479 Washington St. West Newton.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.