Ida Ruth Caouette
October 27, 1932 – October 2, 2021
Ida Ruth Caouette, 88, of Huntingtown passed away October 2, 2021 peacefully at home with her family by her side. Ruth was born October 27, 1932 in Sunderland to Joseph Percy and Nellie Viola (Hardesty) Turner. Ruth was raised in Sunderland and graduated from Calvert High School. After high school, she attended Strayer Business College in Washington, D.C. She worked for the I.R.S. and was a data processor for Prince George’s County government until her retirement. She married George Louis Caouette on May 23, 1953 and they lived in Marlow Heights, North Forestville and Upper Marlboro before settling in Huntingtown. Ruth enjoyed bowling, reading, crossword puzzles, game shows, crocheting, and most of all spending time with her grand and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George, Sr., brother Franklin Turner and sister Thelma Stallings. Ruth is survived by sons George L. Caouette, Jr. of Pahrump, NV and Clifford A. Caouette and wife Anne of Huntingtown and daughters Arlene M. Riordan and husband David of Huntingtown and Gale L. St. John of Mancelona, MI. Also surviving are grandchildren Ginger Fletcher, Crystal Ball, Alex Caouette, Jonathan and Sean Riordan, Adrianna Griffiths, and Noelle and Richard St. John, eleven great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received at Rausch Funeral Home, Owings on Monday, October 11 from 2-4 & 6-7 P.M., with a funeral service to be held at 7:00 P.M. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ruth’s name to Calvert Hospice.
Monday, October 11, 2021