Ruth C. Millette - Blackstone

Ruth C. Millette - Blackstone

Ruth C. (Carr) Millette, 89, of Blackstone, died Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket.

She was the wife of Raal J. Millette Sr., whom she married in May of 1948. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Dora (Young) Carr.

Ruth was a graduate of Woonsocket High School. She was the bookkeeper for the family business, Millette’s Garage, Blackstone, and had previously been an operator for Western Union.

Ruth was a communicant of St. Paul’s Church, Blackstone. She enjoyed crossword puzzles and reading.

Besides her husband, she leaves their children, Raal J. Millette Jr. of Blackstone, Pamela A. Millette of Newport, R.I., and Debra C. Drainville of Daytona, Fla.; three grandchildren, Ara Millette, Sadina and Gretel Drainville; and her great grand dog, Lolita. She was predeceased by two sisters, Edith Wasylean and Doris Ball.

Private funeral arrangements for the immediate family are under the direction of the Holt Funeral Home, 510 So. Main St., Woonsocket.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the donor's local animal shelter.