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Ruth (Day) Desjourdy.

WHITINSVILLE Ruth (Day) Desjourdy, 91, died at home, Tuesday, August 25. Her husband, Leon G. Desjourdy, died in 2003.

She is survived by a son, Steven P. Desjourdy, of Whitinsville; two daughters, Ruth Lachapelle, of Whitinsville, and Pamela M. Roy, of Elkin, NC; eight grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, 10 great great grandchildren, and a great great great granddaughter.

Mrs. Desjourdy was born, June 9, 1918, in Whitinsville, the daughter of Earl and Margaret (McClellan) Day, and was a lifelong resident. She attended Northbridge schools. She worked at the former Phillip's Market, as a cook, for 20 years, and during World War II, she worked on the magneto job at the Whitin Machine Works.

She was a member of the United Presbyterian Church in Whitinsville.

Mrs. Desjourdy's funeral service will be held at 11 AM, Friday, August 28, in the Carr Funeral Home, 24 Hill Street, Whitinsville, preceded by a Calling Hour from 10-11 AM. Burial will be at a later date in Pine Grove Cemetery.

Please omit flowers. Memorial donations may be made to: UMass Memorial Hospice, 650 Lincoln Street, Worcester, MA, 01605.
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