Ruby A. Kimpton


(July 31, 1907-March 16, 1988)




NORWOOD - The funeral for Ruby A. Kimpton, 80, of R.D. 1, Norwood and formerly of Rome, N.Y., was held Saturday (Mar.19,1988) at St. John the Lutheran Church in Rome. Burial was in Crown Hill Memorial Cemetery in New Hartford.

Arrangements were with Buck Funeral Home in Norwood and Nunn and Harper Funeral Home in Rome.

Mrs. Kimpton died Wednesday (March 16,1988) at the home of her daughter, Kathrine Colbert of Norwood.


Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Allen (Kathrine) Colbert of Norwood; four grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Donald (Eleanor) Smith of Rome and Mrs. Warner (Margaret) Kobler of Vernon, N.Y. She was predeceased by four brothers and three sisters.


Mrs. Kimpton was born in Fish Creek, N.Y. on July 31, 1907, daughter of Lewis Roser and Pauline Brutcher Roser. She married Howard Kimpton in November of 1938. He predeceased her. Mrs.Kimpton was employed at the Rome Developmental Center, retiring in 1977. She had resided with her daughter in Norwood for the past year.


(From the Potsdam Courier and Freeman, Tues. Mar 22, 1988.)