Ruth Upham Petremont

May 7, 1915 ~ February 20, 2020 (age 104)


Ruth Pratt Upham Petremont passed away at 104 yrs on February 20, 2020 in Orange, CT. She was born in Norwood MA on May 7, 1915. She married 1st Lt Gordon B Petremont who predeceased her in 2004 after 60 wonderful years.
She was a loving Mother to Nancy Bailey and her husband Robert and William Petremont and his wife Maryann and Aunt to Robert J Petremont and his wife Susan.
She was very proud her grandchildren David Upham Bailey and his wife Carolyn, Laurel Bailey Ghose and her husband Saelen, Mark Petremont, Aimee Petremont and Debbie Wertman.
And her eight Great Grandchildren Nicholas Bailey; Brayden, Avery, & Maya Ruth Ghose; Alexia & Mark J Petremont, Jose & Anthony Melendez.

She graduated from Lasell College in Newton MA in 1936. Ruth was a 70 year member & past Regent of Freelove Baldwin Stow Chapter of DAR in Milford, a member of Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America, The Society of Mayflower Descendants and The Upham Family Society. She was a Girl Scout Leader for 10 years and Deaconess & President of the Women's Fellowship of the Orange Congregational Church.
Ruth loved gardening, bowling and going out to dinner! She never missed a chance to travel especially to Vermont or to visit with her family.
Many Thanks to Maplewood at Orange and Constellation Health Services for their amazing care.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday September 11th at 11:00 a.m. at the Orange Congregational Church 205 Meetinghouse Lane, Orange, CT.  The church requires attendees to wear masks and to call (203)795-9749 or email them at

Donations: Orange Congregational Church, 205 Meetinghouse La, Orange CT 06477 or Freelove Baldwin Stow Chapter of the DAR, 55 Prospect St, Milford CT 06460.

Service Details.

Location: Orange Congregational Church
Address: 205 Meeting House Lane ORANGE, CT 06477 RSVP




Location: Highland Cemetery
Address: 320 Winter Ave. NORWOOD, MA 02062 RSVP








Memorial Service
September 11, 2021

11:00 AM
205 Meetinghouse Lane
205 Meetinghouse Lane
Orange, CT 06477

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