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Ruth Blodgett

1914 - 2013 BARRE CITY Ruth Jones Blodgett, 99, of the Gingras Assisted Living Home and longtime Academy Street resident, died Friday night, June 14, 2013, at the Central Vermont Hospital in Berlin.

Born Jan. 17, 1914, in Johnson, she was the daughter of I. Glenn and Josie (Sargent) Jones and was a graduate of Montpelier Seminary in 1931.In October of 1931, she married Harold Blodgett in Northfield. Most of their married life had been spent in Bennington, where he died at the age of 53.

Following his death, she moved to Barre City, living on Academy Street and moving to the Gingras Assisted Living Home on Averill Street ten years ago, where she received excellent and loving care.

Survivors include her sister, Lucille Herschel of Montpelier; two nephews, W. Glenn Moore of Barre City and Patrick Robinson of Newfane and two nieces, Melissa (Moore) Schlaich of Baltimore, Maryland and Janice Guyette of Berlin as well as more distant relatives.

Besides her husband, Harold, she was predeceased by her son Conrad, and her four siblings.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Her graveside service will be Thursday, June 20, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Park Lawn Cemetery in Bennington.

Friends may call at the HOOKER AND WHITCOMB FUNERAL HOME, 7 Academy Street, Barre, on Wednesday from 2 to 3 p.m.
Published in Bennington Banner on June 18, 2013
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