She did not choose to be buried with a headstone so I am posting this on "Tombstone Tuesday" in her memory. I wrote this about her for my husband, who is her middle son to take with him to the funeral home. They will edit it as needed.
Ruth Hannah (Craig) Frazel, of
Mrs. Frazel was the wife of Wilbur H. Frazel. They resided in
Barrington, Warren, and until moving to East Bay Manor a few years ago. Besides her husband of seventy two years, she leaves her three sons, David and his wife Myra of Indiana, Stephen and his wife Midge of Massachusetts and Michael of Illinois. She was a grandmother of three, Laura Frazel Dulski, Cheryl Frazel Lasseter and Heather Frazel Sacco. Ruth was a great grandmother to two step-great grandsons, and three great grandsons. She also leaves behind a nephew, James Craig and his wife Theresa of Cranston. Riverside
A 1932 graduate of
, Ruth graduated from Rhode Island College of Education in 1936 with a degree in education. It was during her commute on a bus from Warren High School Warren to Providence that she met her future husband Bill, who was a student at . She once told me that when they commuted to Providence on the bus, she could feel little jolts of electricity when their shoulders touched. Brown University
After graduating in 1937, Ruth was a long time substitute teacher in the
elementary schools while raising her family. East Providence
At the time of her passing, she was the longest time member of the
having joined at the age of twelve. Warren Baptist Church
Ruth enjoyed being a homemaker and spending time with her family. She was an excellent cook, an avid reader and enjoyed a good news broadcast until her recent illness. She will be lovingly missed and always remembered by her husband Bill and her family and friends.