Ruth (Peck) Bachman, 101, of Wallingford, widow of Clarence â€śLarryâ€ť Bachman, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2018, at the Masonic Home and Hospital in Wallingford. Born in New Britain, she was a former Newington resident for 55 years, moving to Wallingford in 2003. She and her husband Clarence also maintained a home in Del Ray Beach, Fla., for 30 years. Ruth was an Executive Secretary at the New Britain Machine Company, was a Secretary at Grace Episcopal Church in Newington for 30 years, and was a former member of the Church Altar Guild.
Surviving is a son, Lawrence â€śLarryâ€ť Bachman of Farmington; a grandson, David Bachman and his wife, Lisa, of Albuquerque, N.M.; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are Tuesday 11 a.m. at Carlson Funeral Home, 45 Franklin Square, New Britain. Burial will be private in West Meadow Cemetery, Newington. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Masonic Care Charity Foundation, 22 Masonic Ave., Wallingford, CT 06492. Carlson Funeral Home, New Britain, is assisting with arrangements. Please share a memory or note of sympathy at www.carlsonfuneralhome.com