• Ruth M. Long
    November 19,2013
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    Ruth M. Long
    Ruth M. Long

    SUDBURY — Ruth Miriam Long, 92, died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, along with her daughter, Kathryn Long, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

    She was born Jan. 28, 1921, in West Springfield, Mass., the daughter of Paul and Hazel (Wills) Wooliver.

    She grew up in West Springfield, where she received her early education. She graduated as valedictorian from West Springfield High School, class of 1938. She later graduated from Boston Children’s Hospital School of Nursing, where she continued working for several years. She also worked at Springfield (Mass.) Hospital, and did private duty nursing.

    She married Henry Lewis Long in West Springfield, Feb. 4, 1950. They retired to Sudbury in 1977. He predeceased her Jan. 23, 2003.

    Survivors include a son, George Henry Long of East Greenbush, N.Y.; a brother, George Wooliver of Anchorage, Alaska; a grandson, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was also predeceased by a brother, James Wooliver, and a sister, Elisabeth Collins.

    A private memorial service will be held, at a later date, at Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.

    A private burial will take place in Park Lawn Cemetery in Bennington.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Brandon Area Rescue Squad, PO Box 232, Brandon, VT 05733.
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