Ruth C. Iacuessa, 93WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Ruth C. Iacuessa, 93, formerly of 25 Saulnier Drive, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at North Adams Commons.
Born in North Adams on Aug. 6, 1920, a daughter of Albert and Maude Keating Hamer, she attended schools in North Adams and graduated from Drury High School in 1939.
Mrs. Iacuessa was employed at the former New England Telephone Co. and was retired from the Alumni office at Williams College.
She was a longtime volunteer at the former Women's Exchange. She enjoyed reading, making silver jewelry and collecting antiques with her husband. She was most proud of her five grandchildren.
Her husband, Louis Steven Iacuessa, whom she married May 29, 1943, died Sept. 4, 2003.
She leaves two sons, Steven S. Iacuessa and his, wife Judith, of Greenacres, Fla., and Mark A. Iacuessa and his wife, Carlene, of Gill; five grandchildren, Mark L. Iacuessa, Michelle Ann Iacuessa, Teri-Lynn Moore and her husband, Brian, Laura S. Iacuessa-Keramidas, and her husband, Peter, and Geoffrey M. Iacuessa and wife, Kristie; three great-grandchildren, Katelynn Iacuessa, Amber Iacuessa and Hudson Iacuessa, and a nephew, George D. Hamer.
Her brother, George Hamer, died in 1942.
FUNERAL NOTICE — Graveside services will take place at a later date in Eastlawn Cemetery in Williamstown. Memorial donations are suggested for the Alzheimer's Association or American Cancer Society through the Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, West Chapels, 521 West Main St., North Adams, MA 01247.