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Ruth (Hovey) Hamilton

Ruth (Hovey) Hamilton, 88, of Crosby, Minnesota, formerly of Ipswich, and Rochester, New Hampshire, wife of the late Frederick Hamilton, died peacefully at her home in Heartwood Senior Living Community on Thursday, November 4, 2010.

Born on May 10, 1922 in Ipswich, she was the daughter of the late George and Blanche (Decker) Hovey.  She was a graduate of Ipswich Public Schools and the Salem Commercial School. During WWII she served proudly as a WAVE with the U.S. Navy.  For many years she was employed by Sylvania and later Raytheon, from which she retired. She enjoyed spending time with her family & friends.

She is survived by her son Thomas Farrell and his wife Judy of Aitkin, MN; daughter Sheila Davis and her husband Walter of Cape Coral, FL; grandchildren Thomas Farrell, Daniel Farrell and his wife Carissa, Walter Davis III and his wife Risa & William Davis; and great grandchildren Levi & Noah Farrell. She is also survived by her two brothers and their families, Jere Hovey of Newburyport, and Donald Hovey of Rowley, and her sister-in-law Frances Hovey of Ipswich. She was the sister of the late George Hovey, formerly of Ipswich, and predeceased by her former husband, Thomas Farrell.

A graveside funeral service will be held Friday, November 19 at 2:00 pm in the Cowles Memorial Cemetery, Town Farm Road, Ipswich.  Family & friends are respectfully welcomed.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich. 

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