Ruthanne Grimmett

Funeral Information

Home: Hopewell, NJ
Date of Death: January 29, 2013
Place of Birth: Millville, NJ
Birthdate: January 12, 1944
Age: 69
Funeral Service: Monday, February 04, 2013 11:00 AM Padgett Funeral Home, Upper Deerfield Township, NJ
Visitation: Monday, February 4, 2013 at Padgett Funeral Home, Upper Deerfield Township, NJ
Interment: Fernwood Memorial Park, Hopewell Township, NJ


Born in Millville on January 12th, 1944 to the late Richard Charlton and Ruth Idahand Charlton, she was the wife of the late Charles Richard Grimmett. She had lived in Hopewell Township for the past 3 years and prior to that was raised in Fairfield Township. Ruthanne resided in Cedarville from 1977-1989 then returned to her childhood home in Fairfield where she lived until moving to Hopewell Township.
Prior to her retirement she had been employed by Keystone Mercy Health Plan in Philadelphia, PA as a business analyst. She had also been employed by Coventry Healthcare in Newark, DE as a customer service/claim service specialist and United Healthcare in Millville as a Lead Claim Examiner.
Surviving are her son, Ryan A. Grimmett and his wife Kristine of Philadelphia, PA; three grandchildren, Richard Cooper, Jr., Chastity Cooper, Shannon Cooper and their mother, Shirley Morgan and two great-grandchildren. Besides her late husband, Charles Richard Grimmett she was preceded in death by a son, Richard A. Cooper, Sr.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, February 4th at the PADGETT FUNERAL HOME, 1107 State Highway 77, Upper Deerfield Twp. at 11 AM. Interment will take place at Fernwood Memorial Park in Hopewell Township. Friends will be received at the funeral home from 10 to 11 AM prior to the services. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mrs. Grimmett's memory can be made to SJ Healthcare Hospice Care, P.O. Box 160, Bridgeton, NJ 08302. Written condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at


Stephenee Carsten 2013-02-01 14:54:37
I am so sorry for your loss, she was a great person and had so much love for her family.
Jonna DeBenedetto 2013-02-01 14:56:03
Rayan-Kristine, I'm sorry to hear of Ruthanne's passing. She was great team mate and a wonderful friend. I've missed chatting with her each day since she retired. My thoughts and prayers are with you both and the rest of the family. Jonna DeBenedetto
Addie Pingue 2013-02-01 15:25:06
My sympathies for your loss. Ruthanne will live in your hearts forever.
Kate McHenry 2013-02-01 15:53:38
I'm so sorry to hear about Ruthanne. May all of your good memories provide comfort to you now and in the days ahead.
Suzan 2013-02-04 02:19:51
Ryan & Kris, sending my thoughts & prayers to you. I have many great memories of your mom. Sorry I will not be able to come to the service. My dad, Frank & Donna will be there.
Beverly Tully 2013-02-04 17:10:01
Ruthanne and I became friends 53 years ago. Those memories will sustain me for the rest of my life. Family was her #1 priority as she learned that from her own family. Rest in Peace, my dear friend.
Jillian Gonzales 2013-02-04 18:29:00
I am a friend and co-worker of Kristine. My deepest sympathy is with your family during this difficult time.
Lynn Grham 2013-02-06 13:30:22
Ruthanne brought me many smiles and will always be loved by so many.