Ruth Joyce (Mersereau) Lindfors
March 4, 1920 – January 24, 2017
Ruth Joyce (Mersereau) Lindfors, age 96, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 24, 2017.
Ruth was born in New Brunswick, Canada on March 4, 1920, and was the daughter of the late Winslow J. and Freda May (Noble) Mersereau.
She was a longtime member of VFW Aux. Post #3420, the Military Order of the Cootie Aux. P.T. #1 and American Legion Aux. Post #30. A loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and dear friend to many, Ruth’s sweet smile, wittiness and generous heart will be dearly missed.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by son, Robert B. Trader; and 8 siblings. Ruth is survived by her husband of 30 years, Robert M. Lindfors; sons, Raymond E. Trader and Randolph L. Trader; step-daughter, Tina Lindfors; step-son, Scott Lindfors; 4 daughters-in-law; sister, Dorothy Phillips; 13 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 12 Noon on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 12 Noon. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Atterbury VFW, 649 Churchmans Rd, Newark, DE 19702.