She leaves her devoted husband of 68 years, Raymond F. Dumas; her loving children, Darlene Santora and her husband Paul of Shrewsbury, Raymond Dumas of Sterling, and Kevin Dumas and his wife Diana of Roxbury, Conn.; her grandchildren, Pamela Jordan and Michelle Zuno, both of Shrewsbury, and Christina Dumas and Jessica Dumas, both of Roxbury, Conn; her great-grandchildren, Derek, Karli, and Gabriella DeSouza and Justyn and Vanessa Zuno; and her sister, June Stephens of Leicester. She was predeceased by a brother, Robert Latham.
Born and raised in Worcester, she was the daughter of William and Lillian (Valley) Latham. She graduated from St. Stephen's High School in Worcester, and had lived in Northborough for the past 58 years.
Ruth was previously employed at the Norton Company and New England Telephone during her early years. She was a longtime member of St. Rose of Lima Parish in Northborough.
Calling hours will be held Friday, June 20, from 5 – 8 p.m., in Hays Funeral Home, 56 Main St., Northborough. Her funeral Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated Saturday, June 21, at 10 a.m., in St. Rose of Lima Church, 244 West Main St., Northborough. Burial will follow in Howard Street Cemetery.
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