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Ruth C. (Pereira) Berube

August 04, 2017

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Ruth C. (Pereira) Berube, 88, of Tiverton, formerly of Little Compton, passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family.  She was the wife of the late Roger E. Berube.

Ruth was born in Fall River, the daughter of the late Alfred C. and Mary Pereira. She worked for the late Attorney Raymond LaFazia and then for Trans Com Electric, in Portsmouth, retiring in 1996. Mrs. Berube was a former communicant of Saint Catherine of Sienna Church, in Little Compton, and presently of Saint Christopher’s Church, in Tiverton. Before her illness, she enjoyed time spent with friends, especially at The Common’s Lunch, in Little Compton.  Mrs. Berube was a kind and caring person who was loved by all who knew her.  Her family was the most important part of her life.  Even though she didn’t have children of her own, she cherished and adored her nieces, nephews and their families.  She was truly a mother to all. 

Survivors are three sisters: Myrtle Letendre and her husband George of Tiverton; Barbara Medeiros of Tiverton; Diane Peckham and her husband Douglas of Tiverton; many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and two great great nieces. She was the sister of the late Hazel Mullins and Alfred Pereira Jr., sister-in-law of the late Thomas Mullins and Raymond Medeiros.

The family would like to thank Ruth's dedicated care givers: Dee, Linda, Tyondra, Pat, Mary, Margaret, Kim, Lexie, Dawn, Courtney and Ronica for the loving care that they provided to her during her illness.

Funeral Information

Her family will receive relatives and friends on Saturday, August 12, 2017, from 10am to 11am, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 11am in Saint Christopher’s Church, 1554 Main Road, Tiverton. Burial to follow in Our Lady of Fatima Cemetery, Little Compton. 

All arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Hathaway Home for Funerals, 1813 Robeson Street, Fall River.

Donations Information

Memorial donations in her memory can be made to Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


Service:  St. Christopher's. Tiv.

Ruth  C. (Pereira)  Berube

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