Ruth ( Austin ) Stiles 89 of Suffield, wife of the late Donald H. Stiles, died Fri. March 1, 2013
at St. Frances Hospital Hartford. Ruth was born in Springfield, MA the daughter of the late Charles F. And Mary L. (LaFountain) Austin and lived in Suffield all of her life. In 1940 Ruth was in the first graduating class of Suffield High School. Ruth was a Girl Scout leader of troop #99 of Suffield. She was an active member of the Suffield and West Suffield Grange. Ruth and her husband owned and operated the Stiles Farms for over 60 years. She also was the head cook at the
West Suffield school for 10 years. Mrs. Stiles is survived by a son Kevin C. Stiles of Suffield,
two daughters Penny Stiles of St. Francis MN, and Donna Stiles Hartung of Cudjoe Key FL,
a sister Arlene Sikes of Suffield, eight grandchildren, and eleven great grand children.
She was preceded by a son Roger, and a sister Jeanette Walker. The funeral services will be Tues. March 5, 2013 at 1 PM at the Heritage Funeral Home. 1240 Mountain Rd. West Suffield.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 12 noon to 1PM. Burial will be in the West Suffield
Cemetery in the spring. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to either the Lillian Austin Scholarship Fund at Suffield High School in care of Kevin Stiles at 876 Mapleton Ave. Suffield, CT 06078 or the Suffield Mini bus
93 Mountain Rd. Suffield, CT 06078.

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