Ruby Lee Anagnoston
Ruby Lee (Johns) Anagnoston
June 19, 1925 – June 24, 2020
Our beloved Ruby Lee (Johns) Anagnoston, 95, passed away on Wednesday, June 24th, 2020 at the HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence, Rhode Island. A resident of Canton, Massachusetts for over seven decades, she was the wife of the late George Nicholas Anagnoston.
Born on June 19, 1925 in Danville, Virginia to the late Jirard and Evelyn Elizabeth (Pegram) Johns, Ruby was raised in Forest City, North Carolina. She later moved to Canton following her marriage on May 16, 1944 in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
Ruby was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, who enjoyed spending numerous summers with her family in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. She was a dedicated member of the Community Club of Canton for over 20 years, and served as secretary.
Ruby is survived by her son Mark Anagnoston and his wife Yan of Canton, her grandson Michael Demos of Waterford, New York, her son-in-law Euripides “Peter” Demos of Norwood, and several cousins, nieces, and nephews, as well as her cherished friends. In addition to her late husband of 58 years George, she was also predeceased by her daughter Demetra “Demi” Demos and son George “Paul” Anagnoston, both of Canton, and her sisters Dorothy Brooks of Covina, California and Wilma “Juanita” Johns of Forest City, North Carolina.
A funeral service will be held at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton Saturday morning at 11:00 am. Visiting hours prior to the service Saturday morning from 9:00 to11:00 am. Due to the current Covid 19 guidelines masks are required and a maximum of 20 guests will be allowed within the funeral home at once. Interment to follow in Canton Corner Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Ruby’s memory may be made to the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Brockton, 457 Oak St., Brockton, MA 02301, or the Community Club of Canton, 79 Pleasant St., Canton, MA 02021.
Ruby will remain in our hearts forever. May her memory be eternal.