Duckett Funeral Home of J.S. Waterman & Sons

656 Boston Post Road, Sudbury, MA


Ruth B Dudley

October 18, 1924August 29, 2020

Ruth Bowie Dudley died peacefully in her sleep on August 29, 2020. She follows her husband Kenneth and daughter Dr. Lorraine Stanfield, and is survived by daughters Susan Dudley and Jeanne White, sister Betty Chapman, and five grandchildren. Ruth was a generous, creative, and loving mother, neighbor, and friend who brought wisdom and warmth to those fortunate enough to know her. She enjoyed nature, her garden, cooking, creative arts, animals, hiking and camping, and getting worked up over politics. She marveled at the changes she witnessed during her rich 95-year life; she lived with outhouses and ice houses, remembered the first electric wringer-washing machines, and lived to surf the web and Zoom with her grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family appreciates donations to the Lorraine Dudley Stanfield MD Memorial Fund



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Mark Blackey

September 10, 2020

Ruth was a delightful friend, and we miss her very much.

How many 95 year olds does one get to know who still drive, live independently, and take good care of themselves and their home? And are still able to prepare a fine meal, teach you how to improve your pie crust baking, email photos of critters visiting her yard, and regale you with stories of a long life lived well?

Answer: not many at all . . . Ruth really stood out.

Our best wishes to Jeanne, Sue, and the rest of Ruth's family.

- Mark & Marl

Barbara & George Lettery

September 1, 2020

Our prayers are with you all!


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