Ruth F. Turcotte, age 88 of Orlando passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2012. She was born in Swampscott, MA the daughter of John and Grace (Fiske) Gilliam and lived in Saugus, MA. She moved to Central Florida from Peabody, MA in 1983. Ruth is retired from the telecommunications industry ( Signius), was a member of the Emblem Club of Saugus, MA and St. Andrew Catholic Church in Orlando. She was predeceased by her husband Howard L. Turcotte in 1982 and son Robert Entwistle in 1987.
Ruth leaves to cherish her memory daughter Joyce (Ronald) DeCristoforo of Orlando; son Bruce (Donna) Entwistle of Saugus, MA; daughter-in-law Roberta Entwistle; grandchildren Bonnie (Christian) Campagnuolo of Vienna, VA, Denise (Christopher) Reed of Ocoee, Robert Entwistle of Arlington, MA, Bryan (Jennifer) Entwistle of Gloucester, MA, Crystal Entwistle of Portsmouth, NH, Joseph Entwistle of Portsmouth, NH and 4 great-grandchildren.
The family will be receiving friends at St. Andrew Catholic Church from 2:30 - 3:30 pm on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 followed by a Mass at 3:30 pm. Prior to interment at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Peabody, MA, there will be visitation at Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home in Saugus, MA. The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be sent to St. Andrew Conference, St. Vincent de Paul Society.