Ruth Trim

Obituary of Ruth Trim

CARTHAGE – Ruth B. (Martin) Trim, 86, formerly of 36633 NYS Route 3, died on Monday, May 21, 2018 at Country Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, where she had been a resident for several years.

Ruth was born on March 27, 1932 in Watertown, New York, a daughter of the late Harry and Louise (Abbott) Martin.  She graduated from Watertown High School.  On May 5, 1951 she married Burlan B. Trim at the First Presbyterian Church in Watertown.  She was primarily a homemaker who enjoyed camping and trips to the casino with her sisters.  She also enjoyed the many beagles she had over the years.

She is survived by a son, David (Marge) Trim of Carthage; a brother, Gary (Belinda) Martin of Dexter; a sister, Dorothy Hamblin of Watertown; four grandchildren, Jonathan Parobeck; Roxanne Dowling; Danielle Babcock; and Michael Trim; as well as three great-grandchildren and one on the way.  She is predeceased by her husband, Burlan, who died on February 22, 2006; a daughter, Sandra Weyer, who died on March 7, 2015; a son, Daniel, who died at birth; three brothers, William, Harry Jr., and Robert Martin; and two sisters, Irene Doyle and Carolyn Burdick.

No public calling hours will be held.  A graveside service will be held on Friday, May 25, 2018 at 11:00 AM in Sanford Corners Cemetery, Calcium, with Reverend Bruce Chapman officiating. 

Donations in Ruth’s memory can be made to the Jefferson County SPCA, 25056 Water St., Watertown. 

Arrangements are being handled by Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc. Condolences can be made online at

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