Ruth E. (VonSchoppe) Iannuzzi passed away peacefully at the Massachusetts General Hospital on Monday, July 2nd. She was 86. Born and raised in Allston, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Matilda (Lubinger) VonSchoppe. Ruth graduated from the Catherine Gibbs School and also earned her degree from Bentley College, enjoying a career as a business manager. She worked many years with Merritt Oil and after raising her family, she continued managing the finances of her family’s contracting firm, Elge Plumbing. A Somerville resident for 53 years, Ruth was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She loved time with family, especially her grandchildren, during the summer at York Beach. She looked forward to cooking and baking for large family meals with those she loved.
Ruth was the beloved wife of the late Nicholas A. Iannuzzi who passed away in March. She was a devoted mother to Andrea Milne and her husband Peter, Nicholas Iannuzzi Jr., and David Iannuzzi and his wife Maria. She was a loving grandmother to Thomas, Ava, John, Cara and Layna Iannuzzi. She was a dear sister to the late Bertram and William VonSchoppe. Ruth leaves her niece Jody Dill and many other loving nieces and nephews as well as her dearest friend Jean “Nookie” Dooley.
Ruth’s funeral will be from the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., Medford, Saturday, July 7th at 9 AM followed by a funeral Mass celebrated in St. Clement Church, 71 Warner St., Medford at 10 AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting Hours Friday, 4 – 8 PM. Services will conclude with burial at Oak Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Ruth’s name to St. Clement Parish, 71 Warner St., Medford, MA 02155.
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