SOUTHWICK: Ruth E. (Sampson) (Massoni) Furlani, 90, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020. Born in Somerville, MA to Clarence and Dorothy (Aiken) Sampson on April 1, 1931. She graduated from Westfield High School. She moved to Southwick where she raised her family. Ruth enjoyed cooking and quilting and loved animals and spending time at the beach with her feet in the sand.
Ruth was pre-deceased by her first husband Louis Massoni and husband Paul Furlani. Also pre-deceased by her brothers Walter, John and James Sampson and sister Phyllis Hallock. She leaves behind a sister Virginia Stevens, brother Robert and wife Rita Sampson and sister-in-law Donna Sampson. Ruth was pre-deceased by her son Romano Massoni and her grandsons Jason and Jeffrey Massoni. She will be missed dearly by her children, sons David Massoni, Scott Massoni and partner Patty all of Southwick, daughter Carrie Clendenin and partner Pat O’Brien of Westfield and daughter-in-law Ann Massoni of Westfield. Her grandchildren Justin, Laurie, Carrie, Michael, Becky, and Louis, great-grandchildren Brie-anna, Rylee, Hannah, Anthony, Grace, Cassidy, Lucas, and Brady. We love you to the moon and back.
Thank you to all the staff at Westfield Center. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Special Olympics Massachusetts, 512 Forest St., Marlboro, MA 01752 or The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Services will be private at Firtion-Adams on Tuesday, December 29th. A celebration of her life and burial will be held in the spring at the convenience of the family. Firtionadams.com