Ruth E Mitchell  January 9 1927

Ruth E Mitchell January 9 1927September 11 2022

January 9 1927 September 11 2022
Obituary Please share a memory of Ruth to include in a keepsake book for family and friends. View Tribute Book Durham, NH – Ruth E. Mitchell, 95, passed away peacefully Sunday, September 11, 2022, surrounded by her family. She was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey on January 9, 1927, and was the daughter of Edmund H. and Caroline F. (Kennedy) Morrison. She shared 70 years of marriage with her husband, Fred, whom she met when he moved in across the street from her when she was in 3rd Grade in 1936. Ruth graduated from Endicott Junior College, Beverly, MA and University of Pennsylvania Dental Hygiene School, Philadelphia, PA. Ruth grew up in South Orange, NJ, was a hygienist in Maplewood, NJ and raised her family in Maplewood and Mountain Lakes, NJ. She moved to her beloved family property in North Lovell, Maine on Kezar Lake in 1997. She was proud that she went to “The Lake” every year of her life, except one. Ruth loved her family, spending time outside, cleaning up the woods on the family’s tree farm, picking blueberries and making griddle cakes or buckle, listening to the loons, telling a good joke, tap dancing in the kitchen, traveling the world, square dancing, chocolate, McDonald’s caramel frappes, being able to whistle with an acorn top, her extensive fun sock collection and being a devoted friend. She was an active member of the Lovell United Church of Christ, North Lovell Library, Lovell Historical Society and P.E.O. Sisterhood. Ruth is survived by her husband Fred; daughter Martha Kinsel and partner Keith Rowe of Jupiter, FL and Lovell, ME; son Kenneth Mitchell and wife Laura of Haverford, PA; daughter Jeanne Mitchell of Waterford, CT; and the “caboose” daughter Julia Manlogon of Amherst, NH; her grandchildren Meredith, Kyle, Owen and Diana; great-grandchildren Ford and Finn; sister Margaret (Peggy) Brokaw and husband, Robert. She was pre-deceased by her grandson Andrew Johnson; and sister and brother-in-law Caroline and Roger Sorg. Services will be held at a later date in Lovell, ME. Unrestricted memorial donations may be made in Ruth’s memory to: Lovell United Church of Christ, PO Box 232, Lovell, ME 04051. To share memories and condolences with the family please go to Arrangements are under the care of Wood Funeral Home, 9 Warren St., Fryeburg. To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Ruth, please visit our Tree Store or plant a tree. Read more

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Ruth E Mitchell January 9 1927 September 11 2022.

Oxford Hills Funeral Services Inc

Death notice for the town of: Oxford, state: Maine

death notice Ruth E Mitchell January 9 1927 September 11 2022

obituary notice Ruth E Mitchell January 9 1927 September 11 2022

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