June Marie (Ruth) Stanley passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2016 in Ellsworth, Maine. She was born on June 14,1930 in Linneus, ME, a daughter of the late Wendell and Doris Ruth.
She married William (Bill) Stanley August 1948.June and Bill, with their two young children, moved from the Linneus/Houlton
area to Lubec, ME where they raised their children. June was a stay at home mother
until the late fifties when she started work at Lawrence's Sardine Factory. She
later was employed at Booth Fisheries (which changed ownership several times)
until the factory finally closed. She was always kidded that the factory had to be
closed to make her retire at the young age of 71! During those years she also
helped her husband in his wood harvesting work plus summers with the blueberry work. June enjoyed cooking, reading, puzzles, walking, and working in her flower and vegetable gardens. She was a Cub Scout den mother for seven years. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends including a trip to Hawaii.
June was predeceased by parents; husband; brother, Harry Ruth, sisters Frances Vose and Geraldine Barton.
She is survived by her son, Gary Stanley and wife, Almeda of Lubec; daughter, Doris Welch and husband, Skip of Boothbay Harbor, sisters Betty Conley of Enfield, CT and Dorothy Stackhouse of New Limerick, ME; 7 grandchildren; several great grand- children and great- great grandchildren plus nieces and nephews.
June's graveside service is scheduled for 2pm Monday, July 11, 2016 at Green Acres Cemetery in Lubec, ME. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home, Ellsworth, ME. Online condolences may be shared at www.bragdonkelley.com.