Ruth F. Roberts Ago

February 26, 1920June 23, 2012

Mrs. Ruth F. (Roberts) Ago, age 92, of Reading, formerly of Lynn, died Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Daniels House Nursing Home in Reading. She was the beloved wife of the late John E. Ago.

Ruth was born in Boston, daughter of the late Edward and Mary (McGaffee) Roberts and raised in Swampscott before moving to Lynn in 1954. She was employed with the Veterans Administration as an Administrative Assistant for over 37 years, retiring in 1975.

In addition to Ruth being an avid traveler, she was a loving and compassionate woman who always cared for the people around her.

She is survived by her son, Brian E. Ago and wife Patricia of Reading and daughter, Cheryl E. Walsh of Willmington. Also survived by grandchildren, Kim (Ago) Smith and husband David, Scott and Douglas Ago, Jonathan and Mitchell Walsh.

Funeral from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St. Lynn on Tuesday at 9AM. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 17 Grove St. Lynnfield at 10AM. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Interment St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Lynn. Visiting hours Monday from 5-8PM. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the American Diabetes Association, 330 Congress St. #501, Boston, MA 02210.


  • Funeral Mass Tuesday, June 26, 2012
  • Visiting Hours Monday, June 25, 2012

Ruth F. Roberts Ago

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June 29, 2012

Take comfort in God's promise at Psalm 147:3.

ron desrosiers

June 25, 2012

please except my condolences on the loss of your mom, Im sorry I never had the pleasure of meeting her but from Brian's stories I know she was a great woman. I'm sorry I could not make it to the wake. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

ron desrosiers

John and Jay Gerniglia

June 25, 2012

We would like to extend our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your Mom/Grandmother. Ruth was a sweet and caring lady. She always had a smile on her face and always had a kind word. She will be truly missed by all that knew her.

Duke Simoneau

June 25, 2012

Very sorry about your Mom/Grandmother.
She was a marvelous person and a great lady.

The Staff of Cuffe McGinn Funeral Home

June 24, 2012

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.