Mary P. (Balser) Ruseckas, of Walpole New Hampshire. and formerly of Westborough, Massachusetts died on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Maplewood Nursing Home in Westmoreland, NH. She passed peacefully after a period of decline, with her husband near.
Mary was born the daughter of the late Pauline (Lambutis) and John Balser on April 13, 1921 in Worcester, MA. She was educated in Worcester and graduated from Classical High School class of 1939.
Having met as pilots, she exchanged vows with Valentine Ruseckas on May 30, 1947. They were married in Worcester. The Ruseckas have been together for sixty seven years.
Mary worked for many years as a banker. She retired in 1985 to spend her golden years traveling and enjoying time with family and friends.
Marys life revolved around her family and family events. Mary liked to sew and knit. Time was spent making puzzles, going for walks and cultivating her flower gardens. She also enjoyed reading, and in her younger years, playing tennis and ice skating. She was also proud of the fact that she was a licensed solo pilot.
Mrs. Ruseckas is survived by her husband Valentine Ruseckas of Walpole. She also leaves her four living children and their spouses; Robert J. Ruseckas and his wife Wanda Wang of Banning, CA. Katherine E. Ruseckas and her husband Craig Constantine of Leyden, MA. Raymond V. Ruseckas of Walpole, NH. and Marilyn A. Ruseckas and her husband Adam Whitney of Warren, VT. Her brother Raymond Balser and his wife Carol of Grafton, MA. Her sister in-law Patricia Balser. her sister in-law Elizabeth Balser,Two grandchildren, Brett and Guy Constantine. Two great grandchildren, Maya and Ella Constantine in addition to cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Mary is predeceased by her son James E. Ruseckas, her siblings, Ernest and Edward Balser.
In keeping with Marys wishes all services will be private. Services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com.