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Ruth Marie Dunn
June 20, 1939 - October 04, 2022
Obituary For Ruth Marie Dunn
Ruth Marie (Donahue) Dunn, 83, of Peabody and formerly of Hamilton, died unexpectedly on Tuesday at the Hunt Nursing Home. She was the devoted wife of Edward Dunn with whom she shared over 62 years of marriage.
Born in Peabody, she was the daughter of the late Edward T. and Alice (Hayes) Donahue. She was raised in Peabody and was a graduate of St. John’s High School, Class of 1956. She continued her education at Merrimack College and received her bachelor’s degree in education in 1960.
Ruth taught elementary school in the Peabody School System for several years before leaving to raise her family in Hamilton. She enjoyed spending time with her family and summers at the Manchester Bath & Tennis Club.
Besides her loving husband, she is survived by her three sons and daughters-in-law, Edward and Catherine Dunn of Beverly, Kevin Dunn of Beverly and John and Camille Dunn of Lynnfield, her two sisters, Ellen Prochilo of Beverly and Noreen Donahue of Harwich and is also survived by her five grandchildren, great grandson, and a niece.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday from 11:30 AM until 1:30 PM followed by her Funeral Service at 1:30 PM at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St, Peabody to which relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Salem.
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