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Ruth M. Parda (Matosky)

May 10, 1930 - August 27, 2018

Burial Date September 4, 2018

Ruth M. (Matosky) Parda, 88, of Palmer, died Monday, August 27, 2018 at home surrounded by the care and support of her loving family. She was an administrative assistant at the Registrar’s Office, and the Admission’s Office at the University of Massachusetts. Ruth was born on May 10, 1930 in Chicopee and was the daughter of the late Agnes (Story) Matosky. She was a communicant of the Basilica of St. Stanislaus and a former member of the Young Ladies Sodality. Ruth liked the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots and loved playing family board games, especially Pictionary. She is predeceased by her husband, Francis C. Parda, who died April 29, 1996; three brothers, Raymond, Ronald and Edward. Ruth is survived by her two daughters, Mary Wansick and Deborah Southworth and her husband Greg, all of Palmer; three grandchildren, Ashlee Wansick, Nicholas Southworth and Matthew Southworth and her two Dauchsunds, Vinny and Buddy. Ruth’s funeral will be held on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 from the Cierpial Memorial Funeral Home on 69 East St. in Chicopee Falls at 9 am, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial in the Basilica of St. Stanislaus, 566 Front St. at 10 am. Her burial will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Calling hours are on Monday from 4 to 6 pm.