Arrangements under the direction of Deware Funeral Home, Quincy, MA.
BROWN, Ruth D M (Hedman), 87, a former resident of Quincy, MA, passed away Thursday September 2, 2010. She was the beloved wife of the late Kenneth M. Brown. Loving mother to Rev. Dr. Kenneth R. Brown and his wife Thompson of AZ., Ruth E. Tucker and her husband John of OR, Robert E. Brown and his wife Barbara of Marshfield, Kevin M. Brown and his wife Chi of , Karen M. St. Clair and her husband Glenn of New Boston, NH, Roy E. Brown and his wife Rheda of WY. Dear sister of Eva Mae Olson of FL. Devoted grandmother of Sara Brown of CA, Jeremy and Christopher Tucker both of OR, Cheryl Berber of WA, Nicole Brown of Pembroke, David and Roy Brown both of OR, Rebekah Ratliff of MI, Glenn Hall of Weymouth, C.J. and Colleen Hall both of Weymouth. Great grandmother of Luke Rigdon, Quinn Rigdon, Peyton Berber, Ava Hall and Isabella Ratliff.
Born in Quincy, she was a long time resident of Quincy, before moving to Weymouth. Ruth was a charter member of Troop 3 the First Local Senior Girl Scout Troop in the area. She served as secretary of the New England Baptist Conference for many years. Past Pres. of the Central Baptist Church women's group, Founder of GMG, served as church clerk for many years, chairman of the CE board and a member the church choir.
A member of Quincy High School Class of 1942. Ruth worked as a buyer's secretary for Stop and Shop for many years, retiring in 1988.
A Funeral Service will be held in the Deware Funeral Home at 576 Hancock Street, Quincy, on Friday September 10, 2010 at 11:00 AM. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Assoc. 311 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472 Phone 617-868-6718. For directions or to leave condolences please visit www.dewarefuneralhome.com