Ruth Florence Timothy
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TIMOTHY, RUTH FLORENCE Ruth Florence Timothy, 84, long time resident of Hamden, wife of the late Roy Timothy, passed away at her home on June 22, 2013 surrounded by her family. Born in New Haven on September 26, 1928 to the late Albert and Lillian LaFlame Benson. Ruth leaves her children, Judith (Bruce) Sylvester of Hamden, Kathleen (Ronald) Dietter of Hamden, Maureen (Michael) Richards of Bohanon, VA, Sandra (Roger) Marler of Ashaway, RI, Laurie Timothy of Hamden & Michael Timothy of Lempster, NH; grandchildren, Jason & Eric Timothy, David & Scott Dietter, Kate Richards, Lauren Mackey, Christine & Jennifer Sylvester; great-granddaughter, Ashley Mackey; brother, Robert Benson of Bluffton, SC. Predeceased by a brother Albert Benson, Jr. Ruth was a graduate of Hamden High class of '46 and Hartford Hospital School of Nursing class of '49. She went on to attend Yale School of Nursing and SCSU. Ruth began her career as a private duty nurse but went on to be the Director of the Regional Young Parents Program for over 25 years. A lot of her spare time was spent making blankets and quilts for everyone she knew. Ruth was very family oriented and loved attending all the different activates her grandchildren were in. Private arrangements are in the care of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden. To send a condolence to her family please see obit at

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Published in The New Haven Register from Jun. 25 to Jun. 26, 2013.
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June 30, 2013
To the Timothy family.
So very sorry to hear of the passing of Ruth. The reunion committee will miss her so very much. Wtih sympathy, caring, warm friendship and love.
Lois Gough
June 29, 2013
Mike so sorry for your loss, my prayers are with you all....
June 27, 2013
To the Timothy family - We are very sorry to hear of Ruth's passing. Our prayers are with you. - The Rynne family (used to live on Pearl Avenue)
Maureen Rynne
June 27, 2013
sorry for your loss .
gary bimonte
June 27, 2013
so sorry for your loss , you are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time . God bless
gary bimonte
June 26, 2013
Mike and family, so sorry to hear about your Mom; she is a part of all the good times and memories we shared as kids in the neighborhood. Thinking of you.
Cheryl Rosa
June 26, 2013
remember the good times with family and friends. Isabelle and Donald
June 26, 2013
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
June 26, 2013
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
June 26, 2013
My condolences to the family and friends.
Mike Devine
June 25, 2013
To Laurie and the entire Timothy family
I am sorry to hear about your Mother, my thoughts are prayers are with you.
Your Mother and my Mom, Jane Berry Walsh, graduated from Hamden High School together in '46. They knew each other very well, and saw each other often, when Laurie and I played softball for Hamden in the late 70's.
She will be with you always.
Norah Walsh
June 25, 2013
We are sad at the passing of Ruth. She was a wonderful lady who made everyone smile. Her generosity to others is known far and wide...just look at all the people who enjoy a warm blanket because of her! Love and prayers to her family.
Linda and Dennis
L & D Frenette
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