Ruth A. (Dore) Mountfort, 95
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Ruth A. (Dore) Mountfort, 95, a long-time resident of Nashua, N.H., passed away at home on Aug. 7, 2013, in St. Louis, Mo.
The middle daughter of J. Leonard and Etta May (Larrabee) Dore, Mrs. Mountfort was born on July 29, 1918, in Brooklyn, N.Y., went to school in a one-room schoolhouse in Vermont and graduated from Portland High School.
Mrs. Mountfort was a librarian with both the Nashua and Melrose public libraries. She was also a teacher for the Winter Garden Kindergarten for many years.
Mrs. Mountfort was a longtime member of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Nashua where she was a member of the Altar Guild and a Sunday School teacher.
She was the widow of Stanley D. Mountfort. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Ruth and S. Narayan Bodapati of St. Louis, Mo.
A funeral service will be held at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 214 Main St., Nashua, on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at 10 a.m. Interment prayers and burial will take place in Evergreen Cemetery, Portland. The Davis Funeral Home, One Lock St., Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.davisfuneralhomenh.com. (603-883-3401) 'One Memory Lights Another.'
In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a memorial donation to:
The Church of the Good Shepherd
214 Main St.
Nashua, New Hampshire 03060
Ruth A. (Dore) Mountfort
Davis Funeral Home
1 Lock Street
Nashua, NH 03064-2238
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Aug. 21, 2013