Obituary: Ruth C. Kilbrith
Ruth Kilbrith, 91, passed away March 6 at the Epoch Senior Healthcare in Norton.
This obituary was originally posted on the Sherman & Jackson Funeral Home website.
Ruth (Chevers) Kilbrith, 91, of Mansfield, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at the Epoch Senior Healthcare in Norton.
She was the wife of the late Donald W. Kilbrith who died in 1976.
Born in Mansfield June 15, 1921, she was daughter of the late Harold F. and Olive L. (Brigham) Chevers.
Ruth grew up in Easton and was a graduate of North Easton High School. For the past 29 years she had made her home in Mansfield and prior to retiring in 1989, she had worked in the office for the Council on Aging in Mansfield.
Prior to returning to Mansfield, Ruth had lived in Orlando, Fla. She was employed in the retail sales department at Brenner’s Bridal and Dress Shop before retiring in 1980.
A former member of St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in Mansfield, Ruth enjoyed following the daily news and was quite knowledgeable on current affairs. She will be missed by her family and always remembered for the meticulous manner in which she made her appearance.
She is survived by her nephews and niece Howard R. Fiske and his wife Margaret of Mansfield, Thomas A. Fiske and his wife Barbara of Mansfield and Lorna H. Cundall of Norton and numerous other nieces and nephews of three generations. She was preceded in death by her siblings Jessie B. Fiske and Edith Norma Cundall.
Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of her family at the Spring Brook Cemetery in Mansfield.
Visiting hours have been omitted and those wishing may remember Ruth with a donation in her memory made to the Patients Activities Fund at Epoch Senior Healthcare, 184 Mansfield Ave. Norton, MA 02766.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Sherman & Jackson Funeral Home, 55 North Main St., Mansfield.
To send Ruth’s family a message of condolence visit www.shermanjackson.com.