July 3, 1925 - April 14, 2020
Methuen – Ruth M. (Lahey) Myers entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at the Nevins Long Term Nursing Home in Methuen. Ruth was born on July 3,1925 in Lawrence, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of the late John and Mary Lahey. Beloved wife of the late Lionel (Leo) Myers. Dear mother of Gail Jones and her husband, Raymond of Methuen. Devoted and loving grandmother of Erin Alyssa Jones of Methuen. Sister of the late Rita Gosselin, William Lahey, and John Lahey, Jr. Ruth is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Ruth and her husband first met while they were working at her uncle's restaurant in Lawrence. She was later employed in the Lawrence mills. In the 1950's, Ruth and her husband were co-owners of the Clam Haven in Derry, New Hampshire. She later was employed at Raytheon and Wang Laboratories. Over the years, Ruth loved going to the seacoast and spending time with family and friends at Salisbury and Rye beaches. She also had a great love for sewing and completed a four-year dressmaking course. Using her creative sewing talents, Ruth designed and made her daughter Gail's wedding gown including all the dresses and headpieces for the entire bridal party. Family was the center of Ruth's life. She was extremely proud of and extremely close to her daughter and granddaughter. Ruth cherished their times together by visiting Erin at college, going on endless fun shopping trips, and sewing numerous outfits for special occasions. Ruth also enjoyed crocheting, was an avid reader, and loved the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots. Recently, Ruth enjoyed playing bingo, bowling, and participating in the numerous activities and crafts offered by the wonderful Nevins activity staff and volunteers. The Myers family would like to thank the administrative and nursing staff as well as the clinical assistants for the care and comfort they provided to Mrs. Myers. They would especially like to thank her nurses Julie and Diane for their exceptional devotion and care. Condolences may be offered or memories shared on the John Breen Funeral Home Website at the following: https://www.breenfuneralhome.com/ Due to the current pandemic situation, a private graveside service will take place for the immediate family. Memorial donations in Ruth's name may be made to Beth Israel Lahey Hospital, Philanthrophy Department, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805 or Nevins Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility, 10 Ingalls Court, Methuen, MA 01844.
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