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Ruth E. Karcher

December 2, 1920 ~ May 6, 2017 (age 96)

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Ruth E. Karcher of Watertown, May 6, 2017. Age 96. Beloved daughter of the late Gottfried & Adelaide (Debrikowski) Karcher. Devoted sister of Adelaide Marie (Karcher) Hastie, Godfray George Karcher, George Fred Karcher, Fred Charles Karcher, Charles Frank Karcher, William Edwin Karcher, Pearl Evelyn Karcher, Eva Charlotte (Karcher) Mason, and James Edward Karcher, and loving aunt to many generations of nieces & nephews.


A lifelong resident of Watertown, Ruth worked at the Perkins School for the Blind for many years.  Known for her vibrant, outgoing and friendly personality. Ruth loved to travel the world, play bingo with friends, and spend time with her family. God bless you Ruth. We love you, and are honored and blessed that you were a part of our lives.


A Funeral Service will be held in the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home, 270 Main St. Watertown on Wednesday May 10, 2017 at 10 am. Relatives & friends kindly invited.


Interment Ridgelawn Cemetery, Watertown.


Visiting hours Tuesday from 4-7 pm.


Memorials in Ruth’s memory may be made to the Perkins School for the Blind, 175 No. Beacon St., Watertown, MA 02472.  www.perkins.pvt.k12.ma.us/ 

 Service Information

May 9, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
MacDonald Rockwell MacDonald Funeral Home
270 Main St.
Watertown, MA 02472

Funeral Service
May 10, 2017

10:00 AM
MacDonald Rockwell MacDonald Funeral Home
270 Main St.
Watertown, MA 02472

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