2017-02-16 / Obituaries

Ruth K. Chevalier, 90, Red Mitten Secretary

Ruth K. Chevalier, age 90, died Friday, February 10, 2017 at Mayo Healthcare in Northfield after a 10 year struggle with Altheizmer’s Disease.  

Mrs. Chevalier was born Ruth Kurpjuweit on January 4, 1927 in Charleroi, PA.  She grew up in Charleroi and attended high school there.  She married Charles E. Chevalier in 1958. While in Pennsylvania Mrs. Chevalier was employed for many years as a secretary in the mechanical engineering department at Penn State University.  She moved to Northfield with her husband in 1967 where he was employed at Norwich University.  Mrs. Chevalier worked for many years in the Red Mitten consignment shop in Northfield where she served as secretary and a volunteer.  She was also a member of the Ladies Reading Circle in Northfield.   Mrs. Chevalier special interest were collecting antique glass and her dogs.  

Surviving Mrs. Chevalier is her husband of Northfield.

Friends may call at the Kingston Funeral Home, 35 Slate Avenue, Northfield on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 from 5-7 PM.  There is no funeral service scheduled.  Memorial contributions may be made to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals at their website www. aspca.org.

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