Ruth F. Turcotte, age 88 of Orlando passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2012. She was the wife of the late Howard L. Turcotte.
Born in Swampscott and raised in Saugus, she was the daughter of the late John and Grace (Fiske) Gillam. After living in Saugus for many years, she moved to Peabody for 10 years before moving to Florida in 1983. Ruth is retired from the telecommunications industry (Signius), was a member of the Emblem Club of Saugus, MA and St. Andrew Catholic Church in Orlando.
Ruth is survived by her daughter Joyce DeCristoforo & her husband Ronald of Orlando; son Bruce Entwistle & his wife Donna of Saugus, MA; daughter-in-law Roberta Entwistle; grandchildren Bonnie (Christian) Campagnuolo of Vienna, VA, Denise (Christopher) Reed of Ocoee, Robert Entwistle of Arlington, MA, Bryan (Jennifer) Entwistle of Gloucester, MA, Crystal Entwistle of Portsmouth, NH, Joseph Entwistle of Portsmouth, NH and 4 great-grandchildren. She was pre-deceased by her son Robert Entwistle in 1987.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be sent to St. Andrew Conference, St.Vincent de Paul Society, 801 N. Hastings St., Orlando, FL 32808
A graveside service will be held at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park in Peabody on Friday at 1 p.m. Visiting hours will be held at the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., Saugus, on Thursday 4-7 p.m.
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