Ruth Marie Caldicott
April 23, 1939 – April 1, 2019
CALDICOTT, Ruth M. (Bibbey) of Norwood, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, on April 1, 2019.
Beloved and devoted wife of 51 years to Roger Caldicott of Norwood. Loving mother of Debra A. Caldicott of Weymouth.
Born in Boston and raised in Dorchester, Ruth was the daughter of the late George J. and Mary (Bowen) Bibbey. She was educated in St. Gregory Grammar School and Notre Dame Academy, graduated from Boston State with a teaching degree and then earned her Master’s in Education at Boston College. In the 60’s, Ruth taught for the City of Boston in the Boston Public School System, where she educated elementary students in the Ahearn, Condon, Tynan and Perry Elementary Schools. Ruth was a devout catholic and parishioner in St. Catherine of Siena Church who volunteered her time both in the parish and school activities. In her spare time, she enjoyed sewing, knitting, reading and getting together regularly with her friends.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 8th at 10:00am from the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole Street (Rte. 1A), Norwood, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00am in St. Catherine of Siena Church, Norwood. Interment will follow the Mass in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, West Roxbury. Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, April 7th from 2-6pm.
Memorial contributions in memory of Ruth M. Caldicott may be made to St. Catherine of Siena Church, 547 Washington Street, Norwood, MA 02062.
- Visitation at Gillooly Funeral Home Sunday, April 7, 2019
- A Funeral Mass in St. Catherine of Siena Church Monday, April 8, 2019
- Committal Service following Mass in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury