April 21, 1923 ~ May 2, 2022
Born in: West Haven, CT
Resided in: Durham, CT
Ruth C. Colwell, age 99, passed away on May 2, 2022. She was born in West Haven on April 21, 1923 to Clifford H. & Jane (Vandermooren) Crawshaw. After attending the Stone School of Business, Ruth was employed by the New Haven Gas Company until she became a homemaker. Afterwards, Ruth was employed by the Hamden Chronicle, then Second National Bank, retiring from Colonial Bank. In retirement, she served as Assistant Registrar of Voters in Hamden and proudly as a Justice of the Peace. Ruth is survived by daughter Jane (AJ) Dubois and son Cliff and loving daughter-in-law Heidi. Ruth adored her grandchildren Keri (Bruce) Biron, Shawn Glynn, and Britney Colwell, and in addition, great-grandchildren Isabella, Gabriella, Julian, and Jackson. Ruth was predeceased by her loving sisters Mary and Mildred, and her son Philip.
Friends may attend her Funeral Service Wednesday, May 4th at 11:00 a.m. at the Spring Glen United Church of Christ, 1825 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ruth’s memory may be made to the church.