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Mildred Phillips Ramsdell, 95, Of Darien

Mildred Phillips Ramsdell
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DARIEN, Conn. - Mildred Phillips Ramsdell of Darien died Friday, Aug. 16. She was 95.

Ramsdell was born June 6, 1918. She graduated in 1941 from Cornell University. She volunteered at Presbyterian Hospital and Western Pennsylvania School for the Blind in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Ramsdell is survived by daughter, Barbara (Lawrence K.) Hathaway of Riverside; Paul (Mariellen) Garman Ramsdell of Pittsburgh and W. Craig (Sally Turner) Ramsdell of Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, C. Benjamin Ramsdell; and sisters-in-law, Ellie McNally, Barbara Jones and Anne Kingsley.

A Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 with burial at Saint Rose of Lima, Gaithersburg, Md.

Donations may be made to Johns Hopkins University, c/o Fund for Johns Hopkins Medicine , 100 North Charles Street, Suite 436, Baltimore, MD 21201 indicating "in memory of Mildred Ramsdell for Parkinson's Disease research."

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