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M. Ruth (Anyon) Flaxington

September 16, 1928 ~ August 9, 2017 (age 88)

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August 15, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bellows Funeral Chapel
160 River Road
Lincoln, RI 02865

Mass of Christian Burial
August 16, 2017

10:00 AM
Saint Jude's Church
301 Front Street,
Lincoln, RI 02865

August 16, 2017

Mount Saint Mary Cemetery
661 Prospect Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860

Lincoln – M. Ruth (Anyon) Flaxington, 88, of Lincoln passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Frank E. Flaxington.

   Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Evan H. and Sarah A. (Burke) Anyon, she had lived in Lincoln for the past 69 years.

   Mrs. Flaxington was an office worker at the former Coats & Clark, Pawtucket before retiring.

   She is survived by her three sons, James L. Flaxington; Richard F. Flaxington and his wife, Laurie; and Robert S. Flaxington and his wife, Cindy, all of Lincoln; her daughter-in-law, Carol Flaxington of Lincoln; six grandchildren, Jennifer, Joshua, Danielle, Taylor, Kennedy and Madison; two great granddaughters, Cali and Carolina; and several nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Glenn A. Flaxington and the sister of the late Bernice J. Ranello.

   Her funeral will be held Wednesday, August 16 at 8:45 A.M. from Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 A.M. in St. Jude’s Church, 301 Front Street, Lincoln. Burial will follow in Mount St. Mary’s Cemetery, Pawtucket.

   Relatives and friends are invited and may call Tuesday 4-7 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ruth’s memory to Beacon Hospice, 1 Catamore Boulevard, East Providence, RI 02914 or Candleberry Chapel, 381 South Main Street, Attleboro, MA 02703 would be appreciated. For Directions and Guest Book, please visit


Charitable donations may be made to:

Beacon Hospice
1 Catamore Boulevard, East Providence RI 02914

Candleberry Chapel
381 South Main Street, Attleboro MA 02703

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