Variest, Ruth

Ruth H. Variest, 91, of West Hartford, passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 11th. Born in Greenfield, MA, October 24th, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Amelia Herzig. Ruth retired from Phoenix Mutual Insurance Co., and was also associated with Royal Typewriter. She is survived by her daughter Beverly V. Blette of Plainville, four grandchildren, David A. Blette Jr., and his wife Stacy of Taunton, MA, Michael J. Blette of Plainville, Danielle Caputo and her husband Joseph of Hamden, and Adrienne Urpin and her husband Eric of Hamden, four great-grandchildren, Jean-Luc Blette of North Carolina, Tucker Blette and Samantha Blette both of Taunton, MA and Christina Caputo of Hamden. She was predeceased by her son; Jack Variest Jr. Friends may call at The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main St., Rt. 4, Unionville on Saturday (May 15) from 9:30-10:30am followed by a Prayer Service in The Ahern Funeral Home at 10:30am. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, West Hartford. Memorial contributions may be made to UCONN Health Center Office of Development, 10 Talcott Notch Rd., Suite 100, Farmington, CT 06032.

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