2013-02-15 / Obituaries

Ruth Ehrhard

Ruth Stevens Ehrhard passed away peacefully at Seal Rock Health Care, Saco, on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013.

Ruth was the loving wife of 57 years to the late Robert C. Ehrhard, and daughter to the late George “Doc” Stevens and Carolina Stevens (nee Hilkemeyer). Born in Union, Mo., on April 13, 1921.

Ruth attended Immaculate Conception School, as well as business school in St. Louis, Mo.

During World War II she volunteered with the U.S. Civil Defense. An ace stenographer, Ruth was an executive secretary at Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation.

In later years, she volunteered at the Rockport, Maine, Public Library and was a Camden Women’s Club member.

Her hobbies included bridge and reading murder mystery novels.

She is survived by her three children, Mary Garretson of Naples, Fla., Robert F. Ehrhard of San Antonio, Texas, and Jane Mount of Scarborough, as well as eight grandchildren.

Funeral services are being planned for Immaculate Conception Church, Union, Mo., in early April. Donations can be made in Ruth’s name to the Rockport Public Library.

Local arrangements are by Cote Funeral Home, Saco. To sign the guestbook or leave condolences go to www.cotefuneralhome.com

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