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Ruth M. (McGovern) Burke

June 10, 1928 — August 11, 2021

Ruth M. Burke (McGovern) 93, of Norton formerly of Raynham, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at Daggett-Crandall-Newcomb-Home, in Norton. She was the wife of the late Joseph J. Burke.

Born in Taunton, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Madeline (Madden) McGovern.

She worked for Bay Bank (now known as Bank of America) as a bookkeeper for many years prior to retirement. Ruth enjoyed assembling puzzles, going to Cape Cod, going to the beach, and babysitting her grandchildren.

Ruth leaves her children, Sharon P. Richard, Daniel M. Burke, and Susan M. Studley, all of Taunton; her siblings, Patricia Ruthermeyer, of Florida, and Edward McGovern, of Raynham; five grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild.

Her funeral services and interment with her late husband in Massachusetts National Cemetery, in Bourne, were privately held.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Sowiecki-Snyder Home for Funerals & Cremation Services, 69 West Britannia Street, Taunton.

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