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Ruth Melancon


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Ruth Melancon Obituary
Ruth MelanconRuth Muriel (Hargrove) Melancon, 89, of Mystic Ct. wife to the late Raymond Melancon Sr. passed away Sunday, July 1, 2018 at The Village at Buckland Court in South Windsor, Ct.Ruth was the daughter of the late John and Anita (Fitzgerald) Hargrove. She was born and grew up in New London, CT where she graduated from the former Williams Memorial Institute (WMI) now known as Williams School. She settled in Mystic with her husband Raymond in 1964 where they raised their four children. Family was the center of Ruth's life and her greatest joy was spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Ruth also enjoyed traveling, sewing, baking, playing cards and exploring new restaurants with her husband. Being active in the community was very important to her and she was a long-time member as well as the past President of the Mystic Woman's Club. She also volunteered at the Mystic voting hall during election season.Ruth is survived by her four children, Rayette Ramoya of Vernon, CT, Raymond Melancon Jr. of Quaker Hill, CT; Raylene Miller of Wendell MA and Ruthann Melancon of Worcester, MA; her grandchildren, Jeanette Ramoya, Raymond Melancon III, Derek Melancon, Corey Melancon, Kelly Melancon, Holly Miller, Anita Miller Sackman, and great-grandchildren, Asia Miller, Bhodi Sackman, Wehnonah-Rae Miller Sackman, Raymond Melancon IV and Gevarri Melancon. She is survived by her sister June Webb of Mystic CT. She was predeceased by a sister, Alyce Kendall.The family would like to thank the staff at The Village at Buckland Court in South Windsor, CT. for their loving care and compassion throughout the past two and half years. The family would also like to thank the Vernon VNA Hospice Team for their support and compassion during Ruth's final days.Her family will receive relatives and friends Wednesday, July 11th from 6 – 9pm at the Mystic Funeral Home on Route 1 in Mystic CT. A funeral mass will be celebrated Thursday, July 12th at 10:00 AM at St. Patrick Church 32 East Main St Mystic, CT. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery Route 27 Mystic, CT.In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Mystic Woman's Club, P.O. Box 632, Mystic, CT. 06355 or to The Connecticut Chapter, 200 Executive Boulevard S #4b, Southington, CT 06489 or at alz.org/CT http://www.lastingmemories.com/ruth-melancon
Published in The Saratogian on July 10, 2018
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