Ruthie Marie Pisani passed away on April 14, 2023. Born on January 18, 1942 in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Professor Henry Martin Cruickshank, graduate of Harvard College, who taught at Stonehill College and the late Laurette Marie Cruickshank (Marcotte), graduate of R.I. School of Design, who was artistic in oil paintings and worked for the newspaper and local banks. Ruthie also had one sister, Julie Anne who passed away in 2010.
Ruthie, who graduated from Stonehill College and LPN Nursing School, was an avid walker and loved going to the gym, high-impact aerobic classes and yoga. She wrote poetry, many of which were published in the Sun Chronicle Newspaper, and loved to play tennis, sports and dance. She loved her family, friends and pets.
Ruthie was previously married to Edward Pisani with whom she had 5 children; Kim, Karla, Kristen, Kori and Kerry (her late daughter who passed in 1986). She also leaves 6 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. All of whom she loved dearly.
A private funeral will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Towne Street, North Attleboro, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the North Attleboro Animal Shelter.