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Ruth M. (Cavanaugh) Parrin

February 5, 1931 — November 29, 2022

Stoughton

Ruth M. (Cavanaugh) Parrin

Ruth M. (Cavanaugh) Parrin, 91, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 surrounded by her loving family.  She was the wife of the late John W. Parrin.  Daughter of the late James J. and Mary Frances (Burke) Cavanaugh, she was born in Boston and raised in Charlestown.  Ruth graduated from Charlestown High School, Class of 1947.  She resided in Stoughton since 1957.  Ruth was a homemaker and loved caring for her family.  She worked at home part time doing bookkeeping.  She also worked at Rivkind’s in Stoughton for many years until she retired.  Ruth was also the secretary for the Maplewood Cemetery Association in Stoughton for many years.  Ruth enjoyed sailing and camping around New England with family and friends.

Ruth is survived by her children, Linda M. Skeff and her husband Dr. Kelley Skeff of Brookdale, CA, Janis E. Parrin of Stoughton, Ruth M. O’Brien and her husband Stephen O’Brien of Mansfield, Lisa J. Parrin of Stoughton, Terri-Ann Lamb of Brookdale, CA, John W. Parrin, Jr. of West Bridgewater and Tracy A. Parrin of Stoughton.  She was the grandmother of Leanne Levy, Jennifer Depillo, Katelynn O’Brien, Megan Fortuna, Stephen O’Brien, Jr., Meredith Haugstad and Alexis Lipson.  She was the sister of Patricia O’Donnell of Nashua, NH, Carol Cavanaugh and Dorothy O’Keefe both of Reading, Donald Cavanaugh of Peabody and the late James Cavanaugh, Mary Oulette, Gertrude Doucette, Bernard Cavanaugh, Joseph Cavanaugh, Richard Cavanaugh, Barbara Barrett, William Cavanaugh, Joan Cavanaugh and Ruth “Sis” Eastwood.  She is also survived by 11 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Prayers will be offered from the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St., (Rt. 27) Stoughton on Monday, December 5 at 11 AM.  Visiting Hours Sunday from 2-5 PM.  Interment will take place at Maplewood Cemetery, Stoughton.  Donations in Ruth’s memory may be made to Boston Children’s Hospital Trust, 401 Park Drive, Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215.

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