New Haven Register (New Haven, CT)

Ruth Harrington Tellier



Ruth (Harrington) Tellier, 96, of Las Vegas, NV, formerly of West Haven, CT, predecease­d by her husband Raymond Tellier, Sr., died on May 15, 2020. Ruth is survived by two children, Raymond Tellier Jr., and wife Susan of Mount Pleasant, SC, and Michelle Widener of John’s Island, SC, three grandchild­ren, Matthew and wife Adrienne, Daniel Tellier, and Kathryn Tellier and husband Eb Mukhtar. Ruth was born on Feb. 16, 1924 in New Haven, CT and graduated from Commercial High School. Ruth was a longtime resident of West Haven, where she raised her family and was a parishione­r and volunteer at Our Lady of Victory Church.

She was an employee of the Schiff and Zangari Law Firm in New Haven for many years. Ruth was an avid reader and a regular at the West Haven Library. She enjoyed walks along the beach, concerts on the West Haven Green and traveling with her many friends.

She was a member of the West Haven Garden Club and enjoyed socializin­g, and playing cards and games at the Italian American Club. Mass of Christian Burial will will held on Friday, September 17th at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Victory Church,

300 Captain Thomas Blvd. in West Haven. Burial will follow at 1:00 p.m. at St. Lawrence Cemetery, New Haven. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Ray Tellier Scholarshi­p Fund, Notre Dame High School, West Haven, CT 06516.

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