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Ruth Voorhees Warm, 86, Longtime Darien Resident

DARIEN, Conn. -- Ruth Voorhees Warm, a longtime Darien resident, died Friday, Aug. 14, at Stamford Hospital. She was 86.

She was born to the late Clarence Merwin Voorhees and Helen Griswald Albrecht in Stamford on Aug. 26, 1928.

She graduated from Darien High school in 1946. She then worked at Best & Co. and Stolers in Noroton Heights. In addition to her work, she was a homemaker and member of St Luke's Parish, the Darien Senior Center and the 60 Plus Club, all in Darien. She was also a member of Eastern Star.

She took pride in her cooking, going on summer vacations to Wildwood, N.J., and that she was a breast cancer survivor.

She is survived by her two sons, Kenneth A. and Russell W. (Victoria), both of Darien; a brother John Voorhees, of Houston; one granddaughter, Jennifer Jane Warm of Darien; two nieces, Marsha and Carol and their children.

She was predeceased by her husband, Russell, in 1993.

Calling hours will be at the Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road, Darien, on Friday, Aug. 21, from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. A graveside service will follow at Fairfield Memorial Park in Stamford at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Luke's Parish Book of Remembrance, 1864 Post Road, Darien CT 06820 or the Darien Senior Center, 2 Renshaw Road, Darien.

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