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Ruth Ellan Chipman Bailey
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Birth: Jun. 17, 1931
Death: Jul. 20, 2011

BAILEY, Ruth Ellan (Chipman) Of Norwell, age 80, died peacefully on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at the Champion Rehabilitation and Healthcare facility in Brockton, MA. Born on June 17, 1931, and widow of Rollin W. Bailey, a longtime Norwell resident. Ruth was a 1949 graduate of Norwell High School, and was active in acting, music, gardening and was a member of First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church in Norwell. Ruth is survived by four married children: Mary Bryson Dean-Gauthier and Brian Gauthier of Somerset, MA, John Chipman Dean and Anna Dean of Marshfield, MA, Sally Dean Mello and Al Mello, also of Marshfield, MA, and David Rollin Bailey and Kelly Bailey of Norwell, MA. She had four grandchildren: Marklin Mello, Madeline Mello, Kellie Dean and Christopher Bailey. A memorial service is planned for Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church in Norwell center with a reception to follow immediately after the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made on Ruth's behalf to benefit the James Library and Center for the Arts in Norwell, MA. For an online guestbook, please visit McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Homes Cohasset-Norwell 781-659-2200

Published in The Boston Globe on August 9, 2011 
Created by: Carol Bestick
Record added: Aug 08, 2011
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