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Aycock Funeral Home

1504 Southeast Floresta Drive, Port St. Lucie, FL

OBITUARY

Reubena Marie Worthington

May 28, 1930August 9, 2019
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Port St Lucie, Florida Reubena Marie Draper passed away Friday August 9, 2019 at home with loving family by her side.

She was born on May 28, 1930 in Elmore Vermont and was the daughter of Rueben and Martha Weinman Draper. Reubena also known as “Bunny” by her friends and family. She was married to Donald C Worthington for twenty-six years then became a widow at age 45. She raised nine children, survived two house fires, traveled and enjoyed life. She worked at the Norwich State Hospital for twenty eight years. She was a psychiatric charge aide and worked with geriatrics, then on the detox unit with men and women.

She is survived by her nine children, (Howard Worthington, Sarasota Fl.; Mark Worthington, Sarasota Fl.; Susan Welsh, Bromfield Co.; Irene Linton, Port St, Lucie Fl.; Joyce Biglin, Stuart Fl.; Alice Anderson, Port St Lucie Fl. Donald Worthington, Griswold CT.; Claire Mullaney, Port St, Lucie Fl. and Danny Worthington, Port St Lucie, Fl. At this time she has twenty-four grandchildren, forty-eight great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held in Port St Lucie Florida on August 15, 2019 at 4:00pm At Aycock Funeral Home, 1504 Southeast Floresta Dr. Then in Norwich Connecticut at Labenski Funeral Home 107 Boswell Ave.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, August 15, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, August 15, 2019

Memories

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Jill Thibodeau

August 19, 2019

Just watched the video from service in Port St. Lucie...what a legacy...of what is important in life...Our sincere condolences to all of you ...We will remember and be thankful for that life...especially her sweet accent . God bless and keep you.

Phyllis & Casey Okamura

August 17, 2019

To all Aunt Bunny’s Children,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you today. I pray you find comfort in all your wonderful memories of your Mom, she truly was a special person. May she Rest In Peace with Uncle Donald ✝️
Love,
Phyllis & Casey Okamura (Worthington)

Joy Verville

August 15, 2019

Bunny , I’m so glad I got to see you. You took me under your wing 48 years ago. I love you. Your children were truly blessed with you as a mom. Sending my love

Cynthia & Robert Brown

August 15, 2019

Blessings to the Family, My good friend Joyce shared with me so many good memories of her Mom, I pray she fines peace in those memories and holds them close in her heart. God Bless

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Biography

Port St Lucie, Florida
Reubena Marie Draper passed away Friday August 9, 2019 at home with loving family by her side.

She was born on May 28, 1930 in Elmore Vermont and was the daughter of Rueben and Martha Weinman Draper. Reubena also known as “Bunny” by her friends and family. She was married to Donald C Worthington for twenty-six years then became a widow at age 45. She raised nine children, survived two house fires, traveled and enjoyed life. She worked at the Norwich State Hospital for twenty eight years. She was a psychiatric charge aide and worked with geriatrics, then on the detox unit with men and women.

She is survived by her nine children, (Howard Worthington, Sarasota Fl.; Mark Worthington, Sarasota Fl.; Susan Welsh, Bromfield Co.; Irene Linton, Port St, Lucie Fl.; Joyce Biglin, Stuart Fl.; Alice Anderson, Port St Lucie Fl. Donald Worthington, Griswold CT.; Claire Mullaney, Port St, Lucie Fl. and Danny Worthington, Port St Lucie, Fl. At this time she has twenty-four grandchildren, forty-eight great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held in Port St Lucie Florida on August 15, 2019 at 4:00pm At Aycock Funeral Home, 1504 Southeast Floresta Dr. Then in Norwich Connecticut at Labenski Funeral Home 107 Boswell Ave.