Ruth E. Beaulieu
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Calais - Ruth Eileen Beaulieu, 88, passed away on April 11, 2019, in Machias. Ruth was born November 5, 1930, at Chipman Hospital in St. Stephen, NB, Canada, daughter of Harold K. and Louise (Moffitt) Deacon.
She is survived by her son, Ray Beaulieu and his wife, Jill; "adopted" son, Bob Fitzsimmons and his wife, Linda; niece, Nancy (Deacon) Bolton and her husband, Jeff; nephew, Dr. George Taylor and his wife, Regina; great-nieces and great-nephews; cousins; many friends, including special friends Barbara Brooks and Marvelle Pottle; and her feline companion, Maggie. In addition to her parents, Ruth was predeceased by her husband, Francis R. Beaulieu Sr.; a brother, Harold Deacon Jr.; sister, B. Jean (Tarbell) Taylor; and an infant son.
Ruth married Francis Beaulieu in Calais on March 31, 1954. Together they owned and operated Todd's Hardware Store in Calais for 37 years. After selling the store, she worked with her husband at his business, Beaulieu's Lock Smith. She was a member of the Calais United Methodist Church, and loved fishing and baking, especially cream puffs.
Donations in Ruth's memory can be made to the Calais United Methodist Church, 839 Main St., Calais, ME 04619. In keeping with Ruth's wishes, there will be no service. She will be laid to rest at Calais Cemetery with her husband. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais and Eastport. Condolences and memories may be shared at
Published on April 12, 2019


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