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Woodbury, Connecticut

Ruth Wheeler Travers Memorial Scholarship

Established 2002

By The Travers and Wheeler Families

Ruth Wheeler Travers, 86, of 46 Church Street, Woodbury, CT died on Monday, May 13, 2002 at her home. She was the wife of Sherwood W. Travers.

Mrs. Travers was born April 7, 1916 in Waterbury, the daughter of the late Myron and Martha (Wellman) Wheeler of Watertown. She was educated in Watertown schools and graduated from Watertown High School in 1934.

In earlier years she was a volunteer in the Woodbury schools and an active member of the North Congregational Church. A lifelong homemaker, her interests included her family, cooking and flowers.

In addition to her husband of sixty years, she leaves her sons Robert Travers of Woodbury and James Travers of Newtown, three grandchildren Richard, Jeremy and Lauren Travers, two sisters Edna Wheeler and Doris Salvatore and a sister-in-law Marie Wheeler, all of Watertown and several nieces and nephews.

If you would like to learn more about Woodbury Scholarship Fund Dollars for Scholars®, contact us at or by mail at P.O. Box 716, Woodbury, CT  06798.