Ruth J. Couchon


Ruth J. Couchon, 69, passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late William L. Couchon. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Arthur Tinkham and Ruth (Stubbs) Farrell. Ruth worked as a teacher’s assistant for Child, Inc. for many years.

She was the beloved mother of George Kimatian (Angela), Brian Kimatian, Michael Couchon, and Diana Kimatian (Larry Benaruz); loving grandmother of Patrick, Bryan, Desiree, and Carter; loving great-grandmother of Liliana and Kataleya; sister of Deb Porter, Karen Turcotte, Ricky Tinkham, Linda Stubbs, James Stubbs, Cheryl Stubbs, and the late Albert Tinkham, John Stubbs, and Missy Stubbs.

Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation Friday, September 17, 2021 from 10:30-12:30 p.m. with a service at 12:30 p.m. in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel, 2435 Warwick Avenue, Warwick. Burial will follow in the RI Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Exeter. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the RI Veterans’ Home, 480 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809 will be appreciated. For information and condolences, please visit


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