Wellesley is mourning the loss of Ruth M. von Kelsch (nee Kurey), at 101 years, on March 11, whose dedication to the town included working as a secretary at Wellesley Town Hall and later as a secretary at the Wellesley Middle School Curriculum Center. She served as a Wellesley Town Meeting member for over 25 years, and was a fixture at the polls at every town election. See full obituary here.
Visiting hours will be Friday, March 20, from 4 – 8 p.m. at the George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home, 477 Washington St., (rt. 16). A funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, March 21, at 10 a.m. at St. Paul’s parish, 502 Washington St. Burial will follow the service at Woodlawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to: The Dyslexia Foundation, 1 Clinton Place, New Bedford, MA 02740