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Ralph Spencer Twitchell (1890-1978), of Siesta Key, FL, husband of Roberta S. (Healey) Finney Littlefield (1915-1966)

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Ralph Spencer Twitchell (1890-1978), of Siesta Key, FL, husband of Roberta S. (Healey) Finney Littlefield (1915-1966)

Posted: 1131807268000
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Littlefield, Twitchell, Healey, Finney, Coombs, Behnke, Hutchins, Frazier
ROBERTA S.12 HEALEY (ISABEL HALL11 COOMBS, CLARA ISABELLA10 LITTLEFIELD, ROGER SHERMAN9, THOMAS8, AARON7, MOSES6, NATHANIEL5, EDMUND4, ANTHONY3, EDMUND2, FRANCIS1) was born 8 February 1915 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MA and died 17 August 1966 at Sarasota, Sarasota Co., FL. She married first to CHARLES FINNEY in 1932. She married second to RALPH SPENCER TWITCHELL in 1950.

RALPH SPENCER TWITCHELL was born 27 July 1890 at Mansfield, Richland Co., OH and died 30 January 1978 at Siesta Key, Sarasota Co., FL. ROBERTA was the daughter of WARREN ROBERT HEALEY and ISABEL HALL COOMBS. RALPH S. TWITCHELL was married first to LUCIENNE __________, second to ROBERTA S. HEALEY in 1950, and third in 1969 to PAULA BEHNKE.

Sarasota (FL) Herald Tribune, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 1978:

Ralph S. Twitchell, 87, 100 Ogden St., Siesta Key (FL), died Monday. Born in Mansfield, Ohio, he came to Sarasota in 1925 as an architect in charge of building the Ringling residence, Ca d'zan. His professional contributions to the Sarasota area were varied and included such architectural monuments as the Sarasota County Courthouse, the John Ringling Hotel, and St. Armands Shopping circle. A graduate of Rollins College, he entered McGill University as a graduate student of architecture and earned his Masters from Columbia University. He was a veteran of World War I, serving as chief test pilot in the First Pursuit Group.

He was a member of the A.I.A. Emeritus, Ivy League Club, Phi Delta Fraternity; World War I Overseas Flyers Association; Military Order of World Wars; and was one of the founders of the Siesta Key Association. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Paula B. Twitchell; three sons, Terry G. Twitchell of New York City, Tollyn J. and Aaron Lee Twitchell, both of Sarasota; two daughters, Sylvia Marie Hutchins of Woodstock, N.Y. and Sarasota, and Deborah Layne Twitchell of Sarasota; two stepsons, Bobby Finney of Orange County, Calif. and Paul Alan Frazier of Nederland, Colo.; and eight grandchildren.

Private services will be held for the immediate family with a memorial service to be held at a later date. Tew Funeral Home and Crematorium is in charge.

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