McMahon, Ruth (Schaefer) of Hingham, MA, formerly of Cheshire, CT and East Haven, CT, passed away December 10, 2008 after a long illness. Beloved wife of the late John McMahon. Loving mother of Cindy & husband John Cvarch, and Cathy & husband Paul McGovern, all of Hingham. Loving grandmother of Ben Cvarch and Kevin McGovern. Ruth worked at Yale University for over 30 years. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Memorial Service at the Old Stone Church, 251 Main Street, East Haven, CT at Noon on Saturday, December 20. Arrangements in care of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN. Donations in memory of Mrs. McMahon may be made to the Alzheimer's Assn., MA Chapter, 311 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472.

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  1. Dear Cindy and Cathy, 12/20/08 I am very sorry for your loss. Your mother was a very dear friend of my late mother, Mary Carrano. I remember all of the fun times we had in Girl Scouts in East Haven. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Susan Carrano-DiNicola Woodbury, CT

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