Ruth (Morrill) Rizzitano, 67, of East Bridgewater and formerly of Cambridge, Maine died on November 8, 2017 after a 6 year battle with pulmonary fibrosis at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. She was the loving wife of James Rizzitano of East Bridgewater and daughter of the late Harvey R. Morrill, Sr. and Florence (Glennon) Morrill.
Ruth grew up in Dorchester and graduated from Dorchester High School. She married the love of her life, James in 1969. They lived in Cambridge, Maine before moving to East Bridgewater in 1983. Ruth had filled many roles during her life; she worked for Dexter Shoe, Foxx Transportation for 15 years, and as a homemaker. Ruth used to love to visit Maine and spending time with her family. She was a very caring person to those around her, especially her family, grandkids, and her own mother whom she took care of over the years.
In addition to her husband James, Ruth is survived by her children, Ellen Verville of Maine, Teresa A. Easter and her husband Paul of East Bridgewater, and Maureene E. Murphy and her husband Michael of East Bridgewater; “Mammie” of Christopher, Kaitlin, Alex, Kayla, Alyssa, Brianna, Samantha, Michael, Matthew, James, and the late Nevin Michael. Ruth is also survived by her great grandchildren, Nevin James, Abel Joshua, and her sister in law Alice Morrill of St. Albans, Maine and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Harvey Morrill and Thomas Morrill and his wife Elizabeth.
All are welcome to a celebration of Ruth’s life held on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Teresa’s home, 1122 Plymouth St., East Bridgewater starting at 2:00 PM and continuing throughout the day.