Ruth H. Schlink November 23, 1925 - May 5, 2012 Uncasville - Ruth H. Schlink, 86, of 8 McIntosh Avenue, passed away May 5, 2012 at the William W. Backus Hospital. She was born on November 23, 1925 in Washington, D.C. and was employed for 43 years as a secretary at the Naval Underwater Systems Center, retiring in 1994. Mrs. Schlink was predeceased by her husband of 43 years, Donald M. Schlink. She is survived by her daughter, Donna Shimizu and her husband Eiji Shimizu of Tokyo, Japan and a granddaughter, Maki Shimizu of Tokyo, Japan. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by two sisters, Helen Worth and Florence Hollrieder. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, 5 to 7 P.M. at the Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Ocean Avenue, New London, with a funeral service at 7 P.M. Interment will be private. Donations in her memory may be made to Masoniccare Home Health and Hospice, 339 Flanders Road, East Lyme, CT 06333. Online condolences may be expressed at www.neilanfuneralhome.com
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Published in Norwich Bulletin on May 9, 2012