1932 – 2020
Dayville – Ruth E. (McKenna) Barbeau, 88, of Putnam Rd., passed away on Monday, October 26, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of the late Roger F. Barbeau. Born in Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Mary (Kingberger) McKenna, DDS.
Mrs. Barbeau worked as a radiologist at Day Kimball Hospital as well as the bookkeeper for her husband’s business, Roger Barbeau Plumbing and Heating. Ruth enjoyed visiting the casinos and going to the beach with her family and friends.
She is survived by her three sons, James Barbeau of Dayville, with whom Ruth made her home, Peter Barbeau and his wife Wanda of Killingly, and Edward Barbeau and his wife Michelle of Brooklyn; a sister, Lee Ulitsch of Newington; and three grandchildren, Michael, Franklin, and Benjamin. She was predeceased by her two sisters, the late Mary Ellen Duff and Ann Johnson.
Funeral services are private and have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.