Ruth J. (Jones) Bedell, age 90, a long-time resident of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on August 10th, 2015, at the Winchester Hospital, with her sons and daughters by her side. Ruth was the beloved wife of the late LeRoy Bennett Bedell, Jr. She was the loving mother of Bruce F. Bedell, Kenneth Bedell & his wife Ana, Priscilla Paxson & her husband Richard, and Cynthia Brennan & her husband James. Cherished “Grammie” of Jennifer Yuan, Shawn Bedell, Michael Bedell, Bennett Gerardo Bedell, Vanessa Paxson, David Paxson & his wife Katie and Lindsey Paxson, great “Grammie” of Abigail Yuan, Aiden Kenney and Reese Paxson. Ruth was the daughter of the late Frank and Doris (Fletcher) Jones, dear sister of the late Doris Murphy & Mary Esther Kaknes. Ruth is also survived by her sister & brother-in-laws and their families.
Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave., (Rt. 62), Wilmington on Saturday, August 15th at 11:00 a.m. followed by a graveside service in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington, at 12 noon. Visiting hours will be held on Friday, August 14th, from 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Ruth’s name can be made to the MSPCA-Angell Headquarters, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130 or Framingham University Alumni House, 42 Adams Road, Framingham, MA 01702-2456.