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Ruth Rimes (True) Matheson

Mar 2, 1919 - May 7, 2017

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Houlton - Ruth Rimes (True) Matheson, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 7, 2017, at a Houlton long term care facility. She was born March 2, 1919, in Woodstock, NB to James Ellis and Lillian Mabel (Rimes) True.
She attended school in Woodstock and Modern Business College in Saint John, NB. She served in the Canadian Women's Army in Saint John, NB from January 1943 to March 1946, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Houlton. She married Norman Matheson, September 19, 1950, and they had one daughter, Ann Matheson Peabody. They moved to Houlton July 1954.
She was predeceased by her parents, one sister, two brothers, husband, and daughter in October 2004. She is survived by three grandsons, Aaron and Ellen, Daniel and Traci, Andrew Peabody; many great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Shirley True; and niece, Gail Cote.
A graveside service will be conducted 12PM Friday, May 12, 2017, at Evergreen Cemetery, Houlton, with the Rev. Dr. Dennis Ashley officiating. Arrangements in care of Dunn Funeral Home, 11 Park St., Houlton, ME 04730. Online condolences and guestbook: dunnfuneral.com
Published on  May 9, 2017
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