Ruth A. (Medro) Desrosiers
12/18/2017

New Bedford – Ruth A. (Medro) Desrosiers, 93, of New Bedford passed away at home on December 18, 2017. She was the widow of George N. Desrosiers.

Mrs. Desrosiers was born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Manuel P. and Aurelia (Jackson) Medro and was a lifelong resident of the city. She was a member of the North Baptist Church. She was employed as a legal secretary by various local attorneys until her retirement. She was a member of the Legal Secretaries Association and a former Girl Scout Leader.

Survivors include her daughters: Diane Mikush and her husband Michael of Bridgewater and Marie Desrosiers of New Bedford; 2 grandchildren: Elisabeth A. Mikush and Julie R. Mikush, both of Bridgewater; her BFF: Mary Murphy of New Bedford; her dear aunt Evelyn Desrosiers; several nieces & nephews; and her health aid and dear friend: Hilda.

She was sister of the late John F. Greene and Dorothy M. Greene.

The family would like to thank Community Nurse Home Care for their kind and compassionate care of Ruth.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend memorial visiting hours at the Kirby Funeral Home, 61 Tarkiln Hill Road, New Bedford on Wednesday, December 27, 2017, 2:00-5:00 P.M. Funeral services on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. at the funeral home.

Burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army, 619 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA 02740, the Animal Rescue League of New Bedford, 31 Ventura Drive, Dartmouth, MA 02747 or Habitat for Cats, 1322 Ashley Boulevard, New Bedford, MA 02745.


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