SMYTHE: Ruby W. (Wheaton), 94, longtime resident of West Cottage Street in St. Johnsbury, died Feb. 10, 2002.

She was predeceased by her husband Louis in 1986, and by three sisters, Marion Miller in 1975, Doris Moore in 1979, and Martha Gallagher in 1997.

She is survived by two sisters, Charlotte Wheaton of Laguna Woods, Calif., and Helen Desrochers of St. Johnsbury; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 8 at 11 a.m., at St. Andrew\'s Episcopal Church in St. Johnsbury. Burial will follow at Passumpsic Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Canterbury Inn, 46 Cherry St., St. Johnsbury, VT 05819, where she received such special care.

Arrangements are by Sayles Funeral Home in St. Johnsbury.

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