Ruth (Monroe) King

Ruth Monroe King, 95, formerly of Hillcrest Ave., Middletown, wife of the late Joseph "Tommy" W. King, Jr., died Tuesday February 5, 2013 at Water's Edge Center for Health and Rehabilitation. Born in Elmira, NY, she was the daughter of the late Guy and Minnie Morgan. While working at Remington Rand in Elmira, she met her husband Tommy. They returned to Middletown to live and raise their family.
She is survived by her sons; Michael King and Wendy Ricker of Middletown; Thomas King and wife Venita of Middletown; her daughter, Kathy Hickey and husband Jay of Cromwell; and three grandchildren, Kelly Hickey, Danny Hickey, and Katie King.
Her family wishes to extend grateful appreciation to the 4th floor staff at Water's Edge for their competent, compassionate, and respectful care of Ruth.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Biega Funeral Home, 3 Silver St., Middletown. Burial will be in Indian Hill Cemetery, Middletown. Friends may call at Biega Funeral Home, Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service. To share memories or express condolences online please visit

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Published in The Middletown Press on Feb. 12, 2013