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OLD TOWN - Ruby Agnes Pelletier, 87, died peacefully on October 6th at Ross Manor in Bangor. Ruby was born in Mexico, Maine, September 13, 1928 to her parents, the late Cecil Ewart Leckey and the late Julia Frances Smith.

Ruby was a very spiritual person who loved everyone. For 48 years she enjoyed time at camp, fishing, riding ATV's and snowmobiling. She and her husband Ronald went on religious pilgrimage to Medugorje, Yugoslavia (now Bosnia-Hercegovina) three times and in 2000 they travelled to Israel where they visited many holy sites.

Ruby was a fine artist. She loved singing in the choir at church for many years and served as an extraordinary minister of the Eucharist. She was a member of the Daughters of Isabella and the Affiliates of the Good Shepard Sisters, and served as a volunteer for "Meals for Me."

She is survived by her loving husband, Ronald Pelletier of Old Town, her brother, Charles (Chuck) Gammon of McGraw, NY; three children: Daughter, Carol Mushero and her husband Dennis, Son, Fred Danforth and his wife Susan, son, Matt Pelletier and his wife Emily; Eight grandchildren: Peter Danforth and his wife Christy, Jennifer Chubbuck and her husband Todd, Billy Klingensmith, Megan Pelletier, Bethany Pelletier, Michelle Pelletier and step grandchildren Amber St John and Rebekah St John; two great grandchildren Julia Danforth and Ryan Chubbuck.

She will be greatly missed by her loving husband of fifty-one years and her family, her friends at church and on Nicatous Lake. May her soul rest in peace.

The family would like to extend heartfelt thanks to Ross Manor and to St Joseph's Hospice for the excellent care Ruby received.

Friends may call 6-8 PM Friday at the Birmingham funeral home, 438 Main St in Old Town. A mass of Christian burial will be celebreated 10AM Saturday at Parish of the Ressurection, Holy Family Church, 429 Main St Old Town followed by a reception in the parish hall. Burial will be conducted at St Joseph's cemetery Old Town. Memorial contributions may be made to the Good Shepard Food Bank 3121 Hotel Road Auburn, ME 04211 or by visiting www.gsfb.org
Published on  October 8, 2015
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