A member of ILGWU, now UNITE, she worked in the garment industry, retiring from Stella-Anne Frocks and was a WORD Inc. Foster Grandparent volunteer for many years. She was a member of St. Mary Cathedral Women’s Guild and Borden East Seniors.
She leaves two children, Cheryl A. Miranda, her husband Arthur, and Larry H. Miranda and his wife Nancy, all of Tiverton; her cherished grandchildren, Matthew Miranda of Washington, DC, Ashley Miranda of Boston and Lauren Miranda of Tiverton; and many beloved nieces and nephews. Ruth also leaves her second family, the dedicated and compassionate Arborside staff of Southpointe Rehabilitation Center. She was the daughter of the late William and Sabina (Colloran) Moore and the beloved sister of the late Margaret Norton, Mildred Costa, Michael Moore, Ellen Atkinson and Rita Sullivan.
Her funeral was Wednesday, Sept. 26, from the Auclair Funeral Home, Fall River, with a funeral Mass in Holy Ghost Church, Tiverton. Burial was in Pocasset Hill Cemetery, Tiverton.
Donations to Sacred Heart Soup Kitchen, 160 Seabury St., Fall River MA 02720 appreciated. Online guest book at AuclairFuneralHome.com.