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 Ruth <I>Usher</I> Hyde

Ruth Usher Hyde

Birth
Plainville, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 1 Jan 2004 (aged 94)
Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 101526739 · View Source
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Ruth (Usher) Hyde, 94, of Farmington, beloved widow of William R. Hyde, passed away Thursday, (January 1, 2004) at Haven Health Care Center of Farmington.

She was born in Plainville on January 29, 1909, the daughter of the late Robert Cleveland and Ethel (Humphrey) Usher, Jr. Ruth lived most of her life in Farmington, and was an active member of the Grace United Congregational Church.

She had a love for music, photography, sewing, and crafts, and was an accomplished artist, winning numerous awards. She was a longtime member of the Art Leagues of Plainville and Bristol, and at the age of 75, completed four years of art classes at Tunxis Community College. She will be remembered for her wonderful smile and cheerful disposition.

Ruth is survived by her two daughters and sons-in-law, Eleanor and Vernon Davis of Farmington and Shirley and Robert Freeman of Harpswell, ME; her son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Gail Hyde of Southington; five grandchildren, Carol Jones, Curt Wendt, James Taunton, Jr., Darlene Schmarr, and Roger Hyde; nine great-grandchildren; four nieces and a nephew. She was predeceased by a sister, Pearl Suess and two brothers, Robert and Charles Usher.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, 11 a.m. at Grace United Congregational Church, 110 South Rd., Farmington. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Sunday, 2-4 p.m. at Bailey Funeral Home, 48 Broad St, Plainville. Memorial donations in Ruth's memory may be made to the Grace United Congregational Church. Published in The Hartford Courant on January 3, 2004


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  • Created by: Ms. Clyde
  • Added: 30 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101526739
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Usher Hyde (29 Jan 1909–1 Jan 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101526739, citing Riverside Cemetery, Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Ms. Clyde (contributor 46994776) .