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Ruth Dorothy Barth

Ruth Dorothy Barth
  • January 10, 1932 - December 17, 2016
  • Farmington, Connecticut

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“Dear Leo, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. We will always have such fond memories of Ruth, especially at all the parties...Read More »
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“Wed. Dec.21,2016 To all who loved her and really thought of her in her time of need. My thoughts of her at this time. To my wife, my heart and...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Leo Maltagliati - Farmington, CT

“So sorry for your loss Bruce our thoughts and prayers for you and your family. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Gary Kettle - North Grosvenordale, CT

“I am sorry to hear about your loss. My sincere condolences to your Family. Although it may seem hard now, it will be memories of little things that...Read More »
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Ruth Dorothy (Kopman) Barth, 84 of Farmington, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 17, 2016. Ruth was born in New York City on January 10, 1932, the oldest daughter of the late Abraham and Esther (Levitt) Kopman. Ruth was a graduate of New York University where she studied journalism and psychology and worked for various advertising agencies in Manhattan. She worked at a local paper when her late husband Kurt's career took them to Sacramento CA. When the family moved to CT in 1966, Ruth worked as a real estate agent and then for the Department of Social Services. Following her retirement, she enjoyed volunteering in the John Dempsey Hospital patient services department and as a reading mentor in West Hartford and Bloomfield schools as she had a lifelong passion of literature. Ruth is survived by her beloved longtime companion, Leo Maltagliati; son, Attorney Bruce Barth and his wife, Pamela; daughter Sherryl Barth Harper and grandchildren, Kathleen, Geoffrey, Laurie and Owen. She also leaves behind her sole surviving sibling, Donna Richards. Ruth was predeceased by her husband of 34 years, Kurt Barth in 1985. A Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 1:30 pm at the Carmon Funeral Home & Family Center, 301 Country Club Road, Avon. Burial will follow in Beth Israel Cemetery, Hartford. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, www.alz.org/ct/in_my_community_donate.asp. For directions or condolences please visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com