Ruth I. Hamlyn, 101,
formerly of Coral Hill Wood Road, Essex and wife of the late Charles
Hamlyn, died January 19, 2015 at the New Vista Living Center,
Born in Everett May
25, 1913, the eldest of five siblings, she was the daughter of the
late Horatio Gates and Alice (Day) Cook she was raised in Everett, a
graduate of Everett High School. For more than fifty years she was
employed as a sales clerk at Gorins Department Store in Everett and
following her marriage and move to Essex, she was employed at
Gronins, later known as Almys, in Gloucester and Beverly.
Ruth was an talented
quilter, knitter and crocheter. She was a member of the Young At
Heart Society at Royal Palm Beach.
She is survived by a
brother, Robert Cook and his wife Mary of Venice, Florida and many
nephews and nieces.
Her funeral service
will be held graveside 11 am Monday, January 26, 2015 in the Spring
Street Cemetery, Essex. Family and friends are respectfully
welcomed. Arrangements are under the direction of the
Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich.