Ruth A. Chester

Date of Passing:

February 22, 2012

Chester, Ruth, A., (Hickey), 87, of Oak Crest Drive, Riverside, died peacefully on February 22, 2012. She was the beloved wife of Richard W. Chester.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Stephen and Grace (Hayes) Hickey, she lived in Riverside since 1950.

Mrs. Chester was a pen assembler for A.T. Cross Co. for 18 years before retiring in 1981 where she was also a member of the Sunshine Club.

Ruth enjoyed traveling, golfing and bowling.

Besides her husband of 70 years, she is survived by a daughter; Diane Maciel of Warwick, a son; Richard W. Chester Jr. of Warwick, a sister; Barbara Gaulin of NH, six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

A committal service will be held on Saturday March 10, 2012 at 11 am in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery Chapel, Wampanoag Trail, Riverside. Burial will follow. Calling hours and flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Ruth’s memory to Beacon Hospice, 1 Catamore Blvd., East Providence, RI, 02914 would be deeply appreciated. Arrangements are under the direction of the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, Riverside.

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