Ann Rumin, Age 87, Was A Native of Connecticut

Mrs. Ann (DeSantis) Rumin, 87, of Vineyard Haven, died Sunday, August 3 at Falmouth Hospital. She was the widow of Joseph J. Rumin.

Mrs. Rumin was born in Waterbury, Conn., on May 6, 1916, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Pasquale DeSantis. She lived in Naugatuck, Conn., for most of her life before moving to Martha's Vineyard. She retired after 28 years from the footwear division of Uniroyal Inc. She was a former member of the Naugatuck American Legion Auxiliary, the Naugatuck Friendship Club, the Evergreen Club at Waterbury Hospital and the AARP, Naugatuck Chapter 495. Mrs. Rumin enjoyed luncheons and activities at both the Tisbury Senior Center and Naugatuck Senior Center.

She leaves two daughters, Rosemary Ribarik of Danbury, Conn., and Eleanor Bates of Edgartown; three grandchildren, one great-grandson and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held on Wednesday, August 6 at 9:15 a.m. from the Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main street, Naugatuck to St. Mary's Church, 338 North Main street for a Mass at 9:30 a.m. Interment will be in St. James Cemetery in Naugatuck. Calling hours will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Church, 338 North Main street, Naugatuck, CT 06770 or to a charity of the donor's choice.