Obituary of Ruby Dellisola
Ruby M. (Nemec) Dellisola, a retired Nurse, passed away at the Woburn Nursing Center following a long illness. The beloved wife of the late Salvatore Dellisola, she was 92 years old.
Ruby was born in New Bedford. She was one of five children born to the late Norbert and Lily Nemec. Ruby graduated from Fairhaven High School. She then went on to graduate with her nursing degree. She had the “dream job” of being a “visiting nurse” and travelled throughout the United States. One of Ruby’s favorite job locations was Alaska. She cared for the Alaskan Native children and fell in love with them as well as their culture. She shared many warm memories of her time in Alaska with her family throughout the years. In 1968 she would marry Salvatore Dellisola who was a widower with two children. They lived in Somerville for a period of time before settling in Medford. Ruby continued her career as a Nurse working in local Boston hospitals.
Ruby loved arts and crafts. She enjoyed ceramics, painting and needle point. She was active at her local senior center and participated in the many trips and activities. The Fall was Ruby’s favorite time of the year. She would take trips to Vermont to enjoy the fall foliage and Halloween was one of her favorite holidays. Ruby also participated in a number of family trips to New York City and New Jersey as well as Foxwoods. Ruby was blessed to have two beautiful granddaughters that were the center of her life. When Dorene and Julie were younger Ruby would take them on trips during the summer to Salisbury beach. She was a loving and caring grandmother that couldn’t do enough for her two granddaughters.
Ruby was the beloved wife of the late Salvatore Dellisola. She was the loving mother of Patricia Dellisola of Stoneham and the late Stephen Dellisola. Proud grandmother of Dorene Serrao & her husband Bryan and Julie Conrad & her husband Timothy. Great grandmother of Sadie, Isabella, Keira & Stephen. Sister of the late Alice Plezia, Frank Nemec, Hilda Hacking & Ethel Potkay. Aunt of Esther Blank, Dr. Stephen Potkay, Anthony Plezia and the late Craig Potkay. Devoted mother-law of Charles A. Smith. A visitation will be held at the Edward V Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St., BURLINGTON (Exit 34 off Rt. 128/95 Woburn side) on Wednesday, Nov. 28 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Concluding with Graveside Services at Pine Haven Cemetery, BURLINGTON at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorials In Ruby’s name may be made to Care Dimensions, Suite B-102, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923
Edward V. Sullivan
43 Winn Street
Burlington, MA 01803
Ph: (781) 272-0050