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Dr. Ruth  Whipple
Dr. Ruth Whipple

March 17, 1916 - August 5, 2017
Born in Detroit
Resided in Grosse Pointe, MI
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Whipple, Dr. Ruth. Age 101. August 5, 2017. Former principal at Chandler Elementary School in Detroit. Dr. Ruth was instrumental at starting reading programs for Detroit schools afterschool programs. She was a former professor at Wayne State. She was an artist and always took classes to improve her skills at watercolor, charcoal, and sketching. She enjoyed crafting pottery at the Pewabic Center. She is survived by many loving extended family members. Visitation Monday 2-9 pm at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave., at Vernier Rd., Grosse Pointe Woods. Prayers at 7 pm. Instate Tuesday 9:30 am until 10:00 am Mass at St. Paul on the Lake, 157 Lakeshore Dr., Grosse Pointe Farms. Memorial contributions may be made to the Capuchins, 1820 Mt. Elliott, Detroit, MI 48207 or the Michigan Humane Society, 30300 Telegraph, Suite 220, Bingham Farms, MI 48025. ahpeters.com

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A. H. Peters Funeral Home of Grosse Pointe Woods
20705 Mack Avenue
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI United States 48236
Monday, August 7, 2017
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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St. Paul Catholic Church
157 Lake Shore
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI US 48236
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
10:00 AM
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