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“We are so sorry to hear of Ruth's passing. We just learned about it today. She was such a wonderful woman and a lovely person. With much...Read More »
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“We are so sorry to hear of Ruth's passing. We just learned about it today. She was such a lovely woman and a wonderful person. With much sympathy,...Read More »
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“We are very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. Ruth was a wonderful person and will be missed. Henry...Read More »
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“Ruth was a loving, caring person. I will always remember her smile. To all of Jackie's family, I send my condolences. I loved your Mom and Dad. ...Read More »
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“I saw Ruth at Christmas. I will always remember her as happy,outgoing,sweet,friendly and a great mom to Jackie ,her boys and of course to Joe.Love...Read More »
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GAGLIARD - Ruth M. (Manning) of Norwood, formerly of Westwood, 75 years old, died April 1st, 2015. Beloved wife to the late Joseph W. Gagliard for 41 years. Daughter of the late Frank and Ruth (Gilboy) Manning and sister of the late Dr. Frank E. Manning (wife Gail). Devoted mother of Joseph F. Gagliard (wife Marie) of Marshfield, John P. Gagliard of Walpole, William M. Gagliard (partner Jonathan) of Chicago, Robert J. Gagliard of Walpole and Kevin J. Gagliard (wife Chrissy) of Norwood. Loving Grandmother to Toni Marie, Thomas, Jack-Ryan, Joseph, Brian, Katelyn, Charlie and Victoria. Aunt of Carolyn Manning of Jamaica Plain and Lurleen Gannon of Milton.

Born 1939 in Jamaica Plain, Ruth attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School, Cardinal Cushing College and worked for the Herald Traveler in Boston. Ruth married Joe in 1962 and lived in Westwood for 38 years. She was an active parishioner of St Denis Church as a Eucharistic Minister, CCD Teacher and Choir Member. Ruth also was very active in local organizations providing support for mentally handicapped citizens of Norfolk County. Donations can be made to South Norfolk Association for Retarded Citizens (SNARC) 789 Clapboardtree Street, Westwood, MA 02090 Tel. 781-762-4001.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Holden, Dunn, and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St. (off Route 109), Westwood on Monday morning April 6th from 8:00 – 9:30am. Following the visitation a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Denis Church, 157 Washington St. Westwood at 10am. Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Roxbury.