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Obituary for Ruth Barrows

February 22, 1927 - March 7, 2020
| Age 93


Ruth I. Barrows, 93, a longtime resident of Ludlow, VT passed away peacefully on March 7, 2020 at Gill Odd Fellows Home in Ludlow. She was born on February 22, 1927 in Hartland, VT to the late Ivan and Glady's (Huntington) Simonds.

In her retirement years Ruth enjoyed crocheting, cooking and sewing, in particular she liked making clothing for her dolls which she proudly displayed in her home. Ruth was formerly an active member of the VFW Women's Auxiliary in Ludlow, Vt. for many years where she enjoyed cooking meals, dancing and socializing.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband Leo H. Barrows in 2000, her Son Leo H. Barrows, Jr. in 2019, and her daughter-in-law Carol Barrows in 2005. Ruth was also predeceased by her sister, Grace Barrows, brothers Ivan Simonds and Robert Simonds. Ruth also had several half siblings, most of whom have predeceased her.

Surviving Ruth are her two sons; Alan Barrows of Windsor. Vt., and David Barrows of Ludlow, Vt. Granddaughters Jiyl Barrows of Brattleboro, Vt., Andrea and Jennifer Barrows of Windsor, Vt., grandson Jason Barrows of Ludlow, Vt. Her sister; Lillian Hodgdon of Ascutny, Vt. Ruth also leaves eight great-grandchildren and four great great-grandchildren. Two daughters-in-law; Martha Donahue of Charlestown, NH and Wendy Barrows of Windsor, Vt.

A private cemetery committal will be held at Pleasant View Cemetery on the June 12th at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The Vermont Food Bank.

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57 High St
Brattleboro, VT 05301
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