Obituary: Ruth E. Case Beardsworth, 93, of Stratford

Ruth E. Case Beardsworth, age 93, of Stratford, passed away peacefully December 11, 2014 in St. Vincent’s Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Beardsworth was born in Bridgeport to the late Albert and Jane Case.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 57 years Norman J. Beardsworth.

She was the proud mother of nine children; Jane Luby of Fairfield, Gregory (Susan) Beardsworth of Stratford, Christine (Donald) Fowler of Oxford, Mary Ann (Dr. Ahmad) Fotovat of Trumbull, Kathleen (Robert) Eich of Harrisburg, PA, Thomas (Diane) Beardsworth of Naugatuck, James (Bonnie) Beardsworth of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and was predeceased by two sons, Alan E. Beardsworth and Norman J. Beardsworth Jr. She was also predeceased by her brother Albert Case; sister Ethel Bishop and son-in-law John Luby. She was the proud grandmother of fifteen grandchildren including three Eagle Scouts; Karen (Joseph) Velky, William (Josephine) Luby, Amy (Edward Bunn Esq.) Bunn, Jeffrey (Theresa) Beardsworth, Kevin (Alexandra) Fowler, Dr. Mark (Tenny) Fotovat, Paul Fotovat Esq., Christopher Eich, Bryan Beardsworth, Allison (Nikolas) Sardo, Kyle Beardsworth, James Beardsworth, John Beardsworth, Ryan Beardsworth and Rylee Beardsworth. She adored her ten great-grandchildren. She is also remembered by her sister-in-law Ethel Beardsworth of Boca Raton, Florida and many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Beardsworth was devoted to the Blessed Mother and religiously prayed the Rosary and watched daily Mass on TV.

The family extends a special thank you to Dr. William Fitzgerald and the ICU staff ICU at St. Vincent’s Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held on Monday at 10:00 a.m. directly at St. Mark’s Church 500 Wigwam Lane Stratford, CT. Interment in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Stratford. Friends may call on Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home, 399 White Plains Rd. Trumbull.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children Hospital P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38148 Tribute # 37226558.

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