Ruth Gregoire, 80, of Grafton


Grafton – Ruth Mary (Akstin) Gregoire, 80, passed Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017.

She leaves her devoted husband of 54 years, Richard P. Gregoire, and two children, Richard A. Gregoire and his children Elaina, Ethan and Stephanie, and Kathryn E. Ebbeling, her husband James and their children Jillian and Lilli Ann. She also leaves her sister, Andrea A. Maffei, and many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Gregoire was born in Bridgeport, Conn., the daughter of the late Anthony and Helen (Kulak) Akstin, and had lived many years in Grafton. Her greatest joy was her family, particularly being with and caring for her grandchildren.

Mrs. Gregoire enjoyed polka dancing with her husband and gardening, especially her many flower beds.

There are no services or calling hours planned at this time.

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