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 Ruth <I>Young</I> Whipple

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Ruth Young Whipple

  • Birth 2 May 1905 Millis, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 27 Feb 1996 Rhode Island, USA
  • Burial North Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Plot P2 0235 00020
  • Memorial ID 19154465

RUTH WHIPPLE, 90, of 878 Black Plain Rd. died Tuesday at the Overlook Nursing Home in Burrillville. She was the widow of Lester E. Whipple Sr.

Born in Millis, Mass., a daughter of the late William and Alice Mary (Shea) Young, she lived in North Smithfield for three years. She previously lived in Cumberland.

Mrs. Whipple was a 1932 graduate of Simmons College. She was a former member of the Church of the Nazarene in Woonsocket. She was a member of the Women's Christian Temperance Union.

She leaves four sons, Lester E. Whipple Jr. and Newton Y. Whipple, both of North Smithfield, and Edward A Whipple of Blackstone, Mass., and Warren W. Whipple of Mesa, Ariz.; a daughter Carol R. Norris of Mesa; 19 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Alfred and William Young and Faith Tingley.

The funeral will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Holt Funeral Home, 51 2S. Main St., Woonsocket. Burial will be in Union Cemetery.
Providence Journal (RI) - Thursday, February 29, 1996


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  • Maintained by: StorybehindtheStones
  • Originally Created by: Superkentman
  • Added: 30 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19154465
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Young Whipple (2 May 1905–27 Feb 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19154465, citing Union Cemetery, North Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by StorybehindtheStones (contributor 47612772) .