Ruth M. Dow

Published on Thursday, 8 March 2018 20:25


Ruth M. Dow, 83, of New Britain, Conn., passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Autumn Lake Healthcare of New Britain. Ruth was born in Cooper, Maine, Feb. 17, 1935, and was the daughter of the late Winslow and Evelyn (Leighton) Allen. She resided in New Britain and worked at D.S.O. Manufacturing Company for 40 years. Her joy was her family and they will miss her dearly.

Ruth leaves behind her husband of 54 years, Earl Dow Jr. of New Britain and was a loving mother of three daughters, Lisa Lindstrand of Kirkville N.Y., Yvonne Rondini of Marlborough, Conn., and Jennifer Dow of New Britain; her sister, Grace Curtis of Cooper; nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren. Ruth was predeceased by her brother, Winslow Allen Jr.

Relatives and friends may call at the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home, 764 Farmington Ave., New Britain, Sunday, March 11, 2018, from 2 to 5 p.m. Directions to funeral home – I-84 East or West, exit 37 (Fienemann Road) right off exit – one mile down on right. Burial will be private. To extend condolences to the Dow family or to share a memory of Ruth, please visit

Posted in New Britain Herald, on Thursday, 8 March 2018 20:25. Updated: Thursday, 8 March 2018 20:28.