Meriden - Ruth Schwink Perham 94, formerly of Kim Ln. died Tues. July 3, 2001 at Connecticut Baptist Home. She was the wife of Richard L. Perham, sister of Clarence E. Schwink of Meriden and also survived by several nieces and nephews. She was born in Meriden, June 3, 1907 daughter of the late Walter G. & Clara Evarts Schwink. She was the secretary-treasurer of the former Schwink Dairy for many years and retired in the early 1970's. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Meriden and was a volunteer during WW II in the Red Cross Motor Corps and a Red Cross Volunteer driver for the Cancer Society. Funeral service Friday, July 6 at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, 460 Broad St., Meriden with Rev. Dr. Robert Prescott-Ezickson officiating. Interment in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at BEECHER & BENNETT FLATOW FUNERAL HOME, 48 Cook Ave., Thursday from 4 - 6 p.m. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 538 Preston Ave., P.O. Box 1004, Meriden, CT 06450-1004.

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