Ruth T. Starrett, 87, of Warwick passed away May 9, 2013 at Rhode Island Hospital.
Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Howard A. and Eva P. (Stevenson) Starrett. Miss Starrett was a Registered Pharmacist for Cameron’s and Rite Aid Pharmacies and then served as a receptionist in Dr. Lester Friedman’s office. She was a graduate of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, class of 1946. Since 1940 she was an active member of Lakewood Baptist Church where she was a long serving Deaconess of the church and served as Superintendent of Sunday School for 14 years.
She is survived by many close friends including Mr. and Mrs. Harold Breedon.
Relatives and friends are invited to visitation on Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 12 Noon in Lakewood Baptist Church, 255 Atlantic Avenue, Warwick followed by a funeral service at 12 Noon. Burial will follow in Pawtuxet Memorial Park, Warwick.
Gifts in her memory to Lakewood Baptist Church would be appreciated. Arrangements by The Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home. www.murphyfuneralhomes.org