Hudson – Richard A. De Ruvo, 85, died Sunday June 26, 2011, at Bolton Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Marlborough. He is survived by his wife of 61-plus years, Fay (Dumas) De Ruvo of Hudson.
Born and raised in Marlborough, son of the late Angelo and Gladys (Temple) De Ruvo, he was a veteran of World War II and served with the 305th Bomb Group of the U. S. Army Air Corps. He and his wife Fay resided in Hudson since they bought their home shortly after they were married.
Mr. De Ruvo was employed for many years by the Commonwealth Gas Company, now NSTAR, until his retirement in 1984. He spent 56 years as a member and life member of the Hudson Lodge of Elks and had been a member of the Marlborough Country Club since 1948.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his sister, Gladys Adams of Worcester, and was predeceased by his brother, Nicholas De Ruvo of Hudson. He is also survived by his two nieces, Jane Carlson of Worcester and Joanne Fox of Stow, and his two nephews, David Adams of Worcester and Steven Adams of Leominster.
A graveside service will be held Saturday July 2, at 11 a.m., in Forestvale Cemetery on Broad Street in Hudson. There are no calling hours. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, Inc. of Hudson. In lieu of flowers, memorial donation may be made to the Carroll Center for the Blind, 770 Centre St., Newton, MA 02458. For online condolences, please visit www.tighehamilton.com.