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Ruth M. Lloyd

July 2, 2019
Ruth M. Lloyd
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Ruth May Lloyd, 79, beloved sister, mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully on July 2nd at Bethany Home of RI. She had been dealing courageously and living nobly with the difficulties an extended illness. Ruth was born February 20, 1940, in Scranton, PA, where she raised four children and had a long career as a registered nurse for newborn babies at the Community Medical Center hospital. She lived in nearby Dalton, PA for 35 years, and moved to Providence, RI in 2010 to be with family. She was an avid organic gardener and an orchid enthusiast, a regular volunteer at the Rhode Island SPCA, and a proud member of the Hamilton House adult learning exchange. Ruth was preceded in death by her daughter Cheryl, and she is survived by her sister Nancy McDonough; her sons Mark, Glenn and Tom Rawson; her daughters-in-law Judy Rawson and Danisa Bonacic; her grandchildren Brian, Sean and Victoria; and Tom’s partner Amanda Fox. Celebrations of her life will be arranged at a later date. Burial will be private in Dalton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the RISPCA,

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