Jean Rutty

Jean Rutty

1932 - 2022

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Obituary of Jean Rutty

Jean Rutty, 89, of Deep River, wife of the late Donald W. Rutty, passed away on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at the Middlesex Hospital in Middletown with family by her side. Daughter of James and Margaret (Haas) Hoadley, Jean was born in Westbrook on August 16, 1932, and was the youngest of eight children. She retired from Whelen Engineering Company, where she worked as a production assembler. Jean enjoyed her retirement years spending time with her family, especially her great grandchildren. She was an avid fan of UCONN's Women basketball team. She will always be remembered with love by her sister, Althea Foerch of Virgina; daughter, Terri M. Doane of Deep River; sons and daughter-in-laws, Michael M. and Elizabeth Rutty of Westbrook; Russell J. and Shari Rutty of Hebron; 8 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; one great grand border collie and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her loving husband, she was predeceased by her daughter, Joanne M. Victoria; sisters Emily Hoadley, Eileen Johnson, Lillian Folson, Margaret (Peggy) Mockus, Frances (Frannie) Schum, and brother William Hoadley. The family would like to extend heartfelt appreciation to Middlesex Hospital for their wonderful care and compassion. Funeral services will be privately held by the family. The Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home in Centerbrook has been entrusted with care of arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Jean’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 To share a memory of Jean or leave a condolence for her family please visit

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Funeral Services will be privately held by the family.