|Birth: ||Aug. 24, 1914|
|Death: ||Sep. 27, 2002|
Ruth (Foster) Anderson, 88, of Alling Street, the widow of C. Edward "Ned" Anderson, died late Friday night (September 27, 2002) at New Britain General Hospital.
Born in New Britain, the daughter of the late Hollis J. Foster Sr. and the late Gertrude (Marvin) Foster, she graduated from New Britain High School, from New Britain General Hospital School of Nursing, and then took some post-graduate courses at Children's Hospital in Philadelphia. She was the head nurse in Pediatrics at New Britain General Hospital, and was employed at Ledgecrest Convalescent Home, Ridgeview Convalescent Home, Berlin Public Nursing, and Berlin High School. She was a member of Kensington Congregational Church where she was a member of the Women's Service League, and Berlin Graduate Nursing.
She is survived by three daughters and a son-in-law, Marvin "Trudy" Blakesly of Ivoryton, Susan Anderson of North Dighton, Massachusetts, and Jane and Michael Hubbard of Newington; a sister, Barbara Barnes of Charleston, Rhode Island; two granddaughters and their husbands, Jennifer and Joseph Kareivis, and Rebecca and Thomas Skinner; several nieces and nephews; a dedicated caregiver, Stella Klimas; and her two beloved cats, Muffin and Blueberry. She was predeceased by her brother, Dr. Hollis J. Foster, Jr.
A funeral service was held Tuesday at 12 noon at Kensington Congregational Church. Burial followed in Maple Cemetery, Berlin.
Published in The Hartford Courant on September 29, 2002
Note: Wife of C. Edward.
Created by: Linda Mac
Record added: May 25, 2011
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