Mildred A. (Wheeler) Ruiz, 63, of Service Street, Westerly, passed away on Tuesday morning, June 8, 2021 at her home. She was pre-deceased by her husband Damian J. Ruiz on September 25, 2010. She is survived by daughter, Alicia J. Appleton of Westerly, her son, Henry C. Appleton of Westerly, her son, Justin R. Appleton of Westerly, her brother, Dan Wheeler of Ashaway, her brother, Bill Wheeler of OH her brother, Antoine Wheeler of Ashaway, her grandchildren, Nathaniel S. Burge, Braeden N. Appleton and Peyton R. Appleton. She was pre-deceased by her first grandchild, Gabriel N. Humeston.
Mrs. Ruiz was born in Westerly on May 29, 1958, the daughter of the late Charles and Margaret (Smith) Wheeler. Mildred was a homemaker who loved spending time with her family and enjoyed being apart of the Mormon Church.
Funeral services are private and under the direction of Rushlow-Iacoi Funeral Home & Crematory, 64 Friendship Street, Westerly. For online condolences, please go to www.rushlowiacoifuneralhome.com
Published by The Westerly Sun from Jun. 13 to Jun. 14, 2021.