Ruth V. Stevens


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Brooksville - Ruth Virginia Stevens, 86, passed away peacefully July 31, 2019 in Ellsworth. She was born in Brooksville, August 23, 1932 the daughter of Wallace A. and Mary (Grindle) Stevens.
Ruth attended Brooksville schools. She was well known as Brooksvilles Candy Lady; her needhams and peanut butter balls were a big hit everywhere and she loved to cook. Ruth worked for many years at the Blue Hill hospital. She was honored as the Grand Marshal of Brooksvilles Bicentennial Parade.
She was predeceased by her parents; siblings, Laurence, Arthur, Roscoe, Marion, Russell and Isabel Jordan; nephews James and Warren Stevens.
Calling hours will be 2:00-4:00 pm, August 4, 2019 at Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St. Ellsworth. A graveside service will be held 10:00 am, August 5, 2019 at Mount Rest Cemetery, Brooksville.
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Kay Stevens
Aug 03, 2019
My deepest sympathies on your loss. I know Ruth will be greatly missed.
Carol Fowler Aberizk
Aug 02, 2019
Ruth had a special smile and was so happy to have guests come visit her - her candy and diabetic desserts she freely made for MEALS was always greatly appreciated- May you Rest In Peace Ruthie
Lucielle Rankin
Aug 02, 2019
Ruthie was a good friend for many many years. I will miss seeing her at MEALS , her candy and chatting on the phone. RIP friend
Sandy and Peter Clapp
Aug 02, 2019
Ruthie was one SPECIAL PERSON. We both will remember her for her big smile and bigger heart. She will be sadly missed.
Jennifer Dyer
Aug 02, 2019
Ruthie has the best sense of humor. Truly a kind and generous soul. She will be missed.
Deborah (Rankin) Thibeau
Aug 01, 2019
Ruthie sure was a special lady and will be deeply missed. RIP