Evelyn D. (Day) Ruddeforth, 90, of Hadley, a retired head clerk in the Water Resources Research Center, died March 28 in Center for Extended Care at Amherst.
Born in Hadley, she was a graduate of Hopkins Academy and the former Northampton Commercial College.
She worked on campus for 38 years, retiring in 1974.
Her husband, Richard Ruddeforth, died in 1986.
She leaves a sister, Lyndell D. Nuttelman, of Hadley, and a niece and nephew.
Memorial gifts may be made to North Hadley Congregational Church, 243 River Dr., Hadley 01035.