Ruth Jeanette Sue Runnels \n\n1954-2023 \n\nACTON—Ruth J. Runnels, 69, of Acton, died Monday September 4 at her home. \n\nShe was born in Rochester, New Hampshire March 14,1954 the daughter of Albert and Bernice (Talton) Rouleau. She attended Spaulding High School and earned an Associates Degree from Franklin Pierce College. She worked for several years in health care as an LNA then later worked in the shoe industry for several years before returning to health care in the clerical capacity. Ruth married Robert Runnels March 26, 1986. \n\nRuth enjoyed gardening, playing BINGO and visiting with family. \n\nRuth was predeceased by her parents Albert and Bernice Rouleau, as well as her brothers, Albert and Paul Rouleau. \n\nShe is survived by her husband, Robert Runnels, Jr.; her daughter, Jennifer Butler of South Sanford; her son, Alan Randall II and his wife Delina of Farmington, NH; her stepson, Randy Runnels and his wife Heather of Auburn; her grandchildren, Felicia Dinsmore and her husband, Raymond III, Aaron-James R. Butler, Ashlee Randall and Joseph Randall and his wife Paige, Dylan, Kiyla and Rylie Bilodeau and Adam Runnels; her great-grandchildren, Sydni and Arielle Dinsmore, Samuel, Eli and Natalie Infinger, Emerie Demers and Malakai Bilodeau.