In Loving Memory of Eleanor Harriet Ruot

July 30, 1919
Torrington, CT
December 15, 2018
Newtown, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


Services to be held at a later date.


Family Gathering


American Heart Association

5 Brookside Drive,
CT 06492

Global Lyme Alliance

1290 E. Main Street,
3rd Floor,
CT 06902

Eleanor Harriet Ruot

Eleanor Harriet Ruot, age 99, of Newtown, formerly of Fairfield, beloved wife of the late Edmond R. Ruot, passed away peacefully Saturday, December 15, 2018. Born in Torrington, CT the daughter of the late Ernest and Gertrude Crutch Hurlbut, she had been a Fairfield resident since 1956 prior to relocating to Wallingford and Newtown. She was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Fairfield, and the Order of the Eastern Star. Mrs. Ruot enjoyed knitting and quilting, but above all else, spending time with her loving family. Survivors include two beloved sons: Richard E. Ruot, of The Villages, FL and Alan R. Ruot, of Kingman, AZ; four cherished grandchildren: Ernest J. Ruot, of North Kingston, RI, Barbara R. Grasso, of Newtown, Brian P. Ruot, of Plainville, Melissa W. Ruot, of New Britain; several great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, David E. Ruot, and sisters, Marion Riggs and Marjorie Harrison. An interment service in Hillside Cemetery in Torrington will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers friends may consider a contribution in Eleanor’s memory to the American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Drive, Wallingford, CT, 06492 or the Global Lyme Alliance, 1290 E Main St 3rd Floor, Stamford, CT 06902. For information or to offer an online condolence please visit

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  1. Dick and Barb, we read about the passing of your mother and extend our deepest sympathies to you and your family at this time of sorrow. Al and Cheryl