Ruth K. Sweetin

A memorial service for Ruth K. Sweetin, 105, formerly of 165 Hotchkiss St., who died Nov. 29, 2012, in Connecticut, will be held at 10:45 a.m. Saturday, May 25, at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute at 311 Curtis St. A continental breakfast will be served starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, prior to the informal celebration of Ruth’s life.

The widow of Harry L. Sweetin, Ruth is survived by a daughter, Mary S. (Duane) Minard of Westport, Conn.; as well as three granddaughters and five great-grandchildren.

You may view the original obituary and light a candle in remembrance of Ruth at Please also RSVP for the breakfast at