OBITUARY

Edward Joseph Rutty

March 21, 1986March 22, 2019
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Old Lyme- Edward J. Rutty, 33, of Old Lyme passed away on Friday March 22, 2019. Eddie was born March 21, 1986 in New London to Donald Rutty Sr. and Deborah Rutty. Eddie enjoyed hiking, fishing, helping his dad around the house and most importantly spending time with his son Arron. Eddie is survived by his father, Donald Rutty Sr., sisters, Michelle Tuthill and Cheryl Fredericksen, son Arron Rutty and his girlfriend, Melissa Alessandrini. As well as his brother in laws, Cory Tuthill and Tim Fredericksen, niece Faith, nephews, John, Konnor and Nolan, grandfather Donald Bugbee Sr. and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He is predeceased by his mother Deborah Rutty, brother Donald Rutty Jr., grandmothers Dorothy Bugbee and Gertrude Rutty, grandfather Elwin Rutty Sr. and uncles Elwin Rutty Jr. and Jeffery Rutty. Calling Hours will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 5:00 until 7:00pm in Fulton-Theroux Funeral Home, 13 Beckwith Ln., Old Lyme. A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, March 29, 2019 at 2:00pm in Duck River Cemetery, Old Lyme. Please visit www.fultontherouxoldlyme.com for photos, tributes and directions.

Services

  • Calling Hours Thursday, March 28, 2019
  • Graveside Service Friday, March 29, 2019
REMEMBERING

Edward Joseph Rutty

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Ashley Fiore

March 27, 2019

Eddie, cousin, best friend, partner in crime. You were all of those things to me for so many years. I look back, like it was a few years ago, to us running over to the field by Marley's, or the pond to catch frogs, building miniature towns (now would be better described as a fairy house) with only items nature has to offer whether trash, pebbles, sticks, leaves, pine cones.....tall pines trees that created an illusion of a hallway. All of the swamp visits (daily ones at that) to search for old treasure bottles that Grampy would tell us stories about, years later to find out it used to be a dump to some degree, the iodine fro the war Grampy would use on us if we got cut, teaching us to suck it up and not go home unless it was truly determentale, sinking in the mud so deep one of us would have to go get Donny to pull us out, skunk cabbage -love that smell, it was like we were in the jungle, attempts to flip the swing set never stopped, standing on top of the Fisher price log cabin so Alex couldn't reach us. Debbie the pony, hiding in the barn, riding on handle bars, (and flipping me off of them...to then run me over). Mill pond, matching Halloween costumes as Minnie and Mickey, Easter egg hunts, the Sill lane bridge, sledding, not letting you join when I wanted to tan with the big girls (Michelle, Cheryl, Carole, Hollie). Having the carefree ability to run back and forth to each others houses (or to Grammy and Grampys). I thank you for all the childhood memories at Griswold Ave, I am not sure if I could find one that doesn't have you in it, I could continue to write endlessly about everything we did together. You will always be the perfect childhood memory with Alex and the rest of the cousins. Fast foward to our lives as adults. It hard, it's hard to stay in touch with all your loved ones, it's hard to find time and balance between babies, wives, husbands, careers and then to find it deep in yourself for us all to overcome our personal obstacles, and be there for oth

Ryan Meek

March 26, 2019

Ed I will miss you so much brother you were such a great friend you always were there for me RIP my friend. I will always live got as a brother.

Melissa Alessandrini

March 25, 2019

Eddie,
Baby I will always remember and cherish all the years we had together. We had a beautiful baby boy together, and I know you will always be with him watching over him. Words cannot express how much I love you, and how much I miss you!! Like I always told you, you are and always will be my soul mate. I will see you again one day babe!! I love you Eddie bear!♡♡xoxo

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