MERIDEN - Ruth Worden Turner, 96, wife of the late Robert Lewis Turner Sr., passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, June 8, 2014, surrounded by her loving family.
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She was born March 11, 1918, in Waterbury a daughter of the late Howard F. and Ruth (Connable) Worden. Ruth was a lifelong resident of South Meriden, living in the family home, as well as a member of South Meriden Trinity United Methodist Church for over 60 years. She was proud to have worked for the Yankee Silversmith Country Store in Wallingford and Weight Watchers for many years, and being a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Ruth is survived by a son, Robert L. Turner Jr., and his wife, Jeanine, of Thomaston; four daughters and their husbands, Priscilla (Marcel) D'Auteuil, of Cranston, R.I., Edna T.(Mark) Goodison, of South Meriden, Susan T. (James)Greenwood, of Yalesville and Carolyn T.(Robert) Godard, of Cheshire; 18 grandchildren; 12 and a half great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; a niece, Marilyn Zera, of Waterbury; and her beloved dog, SuzieQ. She was predeceased by a sister, Dorothy Zera; and a niece, Marsha Burritt.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 12, at 10 a.m. at South Meriden Trinity United Methodist Church, 145 Main St., South Meriden. Everyone is asked to meet directly at the church. Burial will follow at Center Street Cemetery, Wallingford. Relatives and friends may call at the Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden on Wednesday, June 11, from 5 to 8 p.m. Donations in Ruth's memory may be made to the South Meriden Trinity United Methodist Church, 145 Main St., South Meriden, CT 06451. To send a condolence please see obtiuary at www.beecherandbennett.com.
Beecher and Bennett Flatow Funeral Home
48 Cook Avenue
Meriden, CT 06451
Published in The Record-Journal on June 10, 2014