Obituary: Ruth Marilyn Bradley Gemmell, 85, of Milford

Ruth Marilyn Bradley Gemmell, age 85, of Milford, passed away on Monday August 5, 2013 in her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late William Edward Wakefield Gemmell.

Ruth was born on August 12, 1927 in Derby, CT to the late Roger Alling Bradley Sr. and Ruth Holden Bradley.

She worked as a Administrative Assistant at Yale University for 23 years, and was a former member of Orange Post VFW, Post 127, Ladies Auxiliary.

She is survived by her children; Margaret Gemmell-Garrett and wife Billie of Milford, Jane Warren and husband James of West Haven, grandchildren, Bradley and Matthew DeBiase, James Warren and his wife Maria, Kim Warren and fiancé Eric Sauter, Nicole Warren and Haley Warren, and great grandchildren Isabella and Jacob Warren. Also survived by a dear lifelong, family friend Kim Coughlin, as well as many cherished cousins, nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her brother Roger Alling Bradley Jr.

Calling hours are Saturday, August 10, 2013 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the Smith & Sefcik Funeral Home, 135 N. Broad St., Milford with at prayer service at 2pm. Interment in Orange Center Cemetery will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Labre Indian School, 1000 Tongue River Rd. Ashland, MT 59003 or Church of the Holy Spirit, 28 Church St. West Haven, CT 06615.

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