Ruth E. (Ticehurst) Hatch, 90, of Brookfield passed away at her home on Wednesday, January 18. Ruth was born on February 27, 1921 in Beacon, NY to William and Estella (White) Ticehurst.
Ruth attended Bethel schools and graduated from Bethel High School in 1938. Upon her marriage to Daniel S. Hatch in 1941 the couple moved to Brookfield. Her loves included family, friends and music. She was the founding member of the County Organ Club. Ruth was employed by Fienson’s Department Store early on and later worked at Eagle Pencil Co. for 18 years.
Ruth is survived by her loving husband of 70 years, Daniel; her sons, William Hatch of Brookfield and Kenneth Hatch and his wife Patricia of Hebron, NY; her granddaughter, Amanda Fuller and her husband David of Bethel; her sister Esther Shanley and several nieces and nephews. Ruth is predeceased by her son Alan Hatch.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, January 24 at of Brookfield. Burial will be in the spring in Central Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, January 23 at , 786 Federal Rd., Brookfield.
Memorials may be made in her honor to Regional Hospice & Home Care of Western CT, 405 Main St., Danbury, CT 06810.