Roberta M.'s Story
Roberta M. Ring, 70, of Round O, S.C., and former longtime resident of Ipswich, died February 10, 2017, in her South Carolina home following her long illness. She was the wife of the late Ronald O. Ring.
Born in Danvers, daughter of the late Parker and Nathalie (Eaton) Bray, she was raised in Danvers where she attended public schools. Roberta raised her family in Ipswich while employed by the B&M Rail Road. She was later employed by AMTRAK and retired after 23 years of service as a conductor, living these last years of employment in Dover, N.H. In retirement she moved to her new home in South Carolina.
Roberta enjoyed home gardening and traveling the country by automobile.
She is survived by a son, Ronald P. Ring and his wife, Margot of Connecticut; two daughters, Randee J. Michaud and her husband, David of Salisbury and Rayann Muse of Maine; four grandchildren, Amanda and Michael Foote, Sienna and Parker Ring; three sisters, Caroline Stanley of Salisbury, Virginia Dolfe of South Carolina, Jeanne Kolodziej of Peabody and her lifelong friends, Michael and Theresa Enos of South Carolina.
Her funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, March 4, graveside, in the New Highland Cemetery, Town Farm Rd., Ipswich. Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. Arrangements are under the direction of the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich. To send a condolence, please visit www.whittier-porter.com.
Published on  February 27, 2017