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Obituary: Susan (Edmondson) Rutty of Haddam

Biega Funeral Home.

Susan Elizabeth (Edmondson) Rutty, 77, of Haddam, beloved wife of Wayne M. Rutty, passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at Hartford Hospital.  She was born in Manchester, daughter of Rev. James V. and Katherine Laura (Hill) Edmondson. Susan was an office manager for the Connecticut Rivers Council, Boy Scouts of America for 27 years before retiring in 2007.

Susan retired early to enjoy making memories with her grandchildren and to pursue her interests in her community.  She was always involved in her two sons’ activities starting with her involvement with the Boy Scouts as a Den leader for her sons.  She was an active member of the Haddam Club 60, Committee on Aging in Haddam, Haddam Neck Fair where she was a director and treasurer for many years.  Susan was instrumental to the revitalizations of the local Red Hatters Society and the Haddam Garden Club.  Susan and Wayne enjoyed the many years traveling the country in their Airstream Trailer with friends to WBCCI Airstream Club activities.  In 2020, Susan was honored to have been inducted into the Haddam-Killingworth Hall of Fame for her years of outstanding service to her community.

Susan is survived by her husband of 58 years, Wayne; sons, David and his wife Kimberly of Wethersfield, Michael and his wife Lianne of Chester; four grandchildren, Justin, Katelyn and her fiancé Jordan Zima, James, and Samuel; brother, John Edmondson and his wife Bari of Haddam; sister, Kathy Sandberg and her husband Steve of Coventry; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

The funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 13, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. at Biega Funeral Home, 3 Silver St. Middletown.  Calling hours will be held prior to the service from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Those who wish may send memorial contributions to the Haddam Emergency Fuel Bank c/o: Haddam Social Services, 11 Jail Hill Rd, Haddam, CT 06438 or CT Humane Society, 701 Russel Rd, Newington, CT 06111.  To share memories or express condolences online please visit

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