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Ivamarie A. (Smith) Rideout

November 5th, 2020

Ivamarie Ann (Smith) Rideout, age 71, of Tewksbury, formerly a long-time resident of Wilmington, passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on November 3, 2020.

Ivamarie was born on January 14, 1949 in Boston, MA; she was the cherished daughter of the late Earl F. and Iva M. (Withee) Smith. Ivamarie was raised in Medford and graduated from Medford High School.

Ivamarie owned and operated her own bookkeeping company for many years. She dedicated countless hours of service to her position as office manager for Turnkey Engineering.

Family was most important to Ivamarie; she enjoyed spending time with her large, loving family. Ivamarie took great pride in hosting a variety of traditional get togethers like the annual summer lobster party and Christmas celebration. She participated enthusiastically
each year in the Smith Family Olympics always taking advantage of an opportunity to create wonderful memories.

Ivamarie cherished her large doll collection that she accumulated over the years. She was a dedicated member of her doll club and a nationally recognized expert on dolls.

Ivamarie was the beloved wife of Reid L. Rideout, devoted mother of Ryan K. Churchill & his wife Milissa of Wilmington, the late Randall L. Rideout & his wife Marie of Wilmington, Lynda A. (Rideout) Wellman & her husband John of Chelmsford, Pamela F. Churchill of Lowell and Heather B. Hodgkins & her husband Tom of Kingston, NH, loving “Mimi” of Maximilian Churchill, Aydan Churchill, Gavin Churchill, Torin Churchill, Michael Rideout, Jackie Rideout, Jodi Cloney, Kymberli McDonald, Allison Stoltze, Melissa Wellman, Alexandria Preiss, Brianna Pare, Blair Churchill, Heath Churchill, Bradley Stewart and Brittany Delehanty, “Great-Mimi” of Jakob, Lia, Joshua, Grace, Lincoln, Julian, Lilith, Austin, August and Brendan, dear sister of Earl F. Smith & his wife Mary of Nova Scotia, Brian Smith & his wife Franny of Pelham, NH and Ann Marie Denaro & her husband Paul of Peabody. Ivamarie is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

At the request of the family, all Funeral Services are private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations for Ivamarie may be made to the Wilmington United Methodist Church, 87 Church Street, Wilmington, MA 01887.

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6 Entries in Guest Book for “Ivamarie A. (Smith) Rideout”

  1. Marlene says:

    Ivamarie was the smartest, kindest most caring person I have ever known. As the President of our condo Board of Trustees for a number of years she guided our complex to be one of the best, if not THE best in town. On a personal level she was a true friend that I could go to and get “grounded” advice/suggestions. I will miss you my friend. Thank you

  2. Ann says:

    Reid, I’m sorry to hear about the loss of your wife. She was such a nice lady, and a pleasure to wait on. My condolences to you and your family.

  3. Jacqueline Paparo says:

    Ivamarie has been a wonderful friend and neighbor for almost 17 years now and
    we will miss seeing her very much.

  4. Bill Copithorne says:

    My condolences to to the entire family.Ivamarie was a remarkable,kind and loving person.Keep all the wonderful memories of the good days when you all gathered together.

  5. Lisa Storer says:

    Now the universe is holding its breath, waiting for something.
    For now, the trees do not sway,
    the clouds in the sky to do not float by,
    the stars do not twinkle,
    and the world stands still in honor of the sweetest person on earth.
    We will love you forever, our sweet Ivamarie.

  6. Cori and Mike Barry says:

    Reed, Ryan, and Family, we are so very sorry for your great loss. We will always remember Iva’s smiling face when she was spending holidays, birthdays, and get togethers with the family. She was a very special person who will be greatly missed by so many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love , Cori and Mike

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