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MATTAWAMKEAG, EXETER & DEXTER Ruth E. Thompson, 85, died October 24, 2001 at a Lincoln hospital. She was born February 23, 1916 at Guilford the daughter of Alfred and Lizzie (Merrill) Wilson. She attended Guilford schools and was employed at Snowflake Canning Company in Corinna, the Sebasticook Valley Hospital in Pittsfield, and the Dexter Nursing Home, retiring in 1988.

She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond L. Thompson, a grandson Charles "Chuckie" Strout, 2 sisters and 2 brothers. She is survived by 2 sons, Raymond Thompson and his wife Phyllis of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and her special son, Terry L. Thompson of Mattawamkeag; 2 daughters, Marlin Strout of Mattawamkeag, Carline and husband Millard Eaton of Exeter; 5 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; and 1 great great grand-daughter; several nieces and nephews.

At her request there will be no visiting hours. A graveside committal service will be held at Morses Corner Cemetery, Corinna, for the immediate family. The Rev. Edward Jaworski will officiate. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 346, Augusta, ME 04330. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal Funeral Chapel, Exeter Road, Corinna.

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