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Ruth A. Jewett, 94
BUXTON - Ruth A. Jewett, 94, of River Road, passed away on May 21, 2015, at Maine Medical Center in Portland. She was born in Allston, Mass., on Nov. 20, 1920, the daughter of the late Frederick and Gladys (Davies) Arenstrup. After graduating with a Bachelor's degree from Bates College, Ruth went on to proudly raise her family in Buxton.
Ruth will always be remembered as an avid gardener who meticulously cared for her gardens. She also enjoyed word puzzles, bird watching, traveling to locations such as Canada, Panama, Mexico, Arizona, and California, and enjoyed raising cattle, chickens, and sheep.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband Frank Jewett Jr.; son Jonathan Jewett, and daughter Meredeth Libby. Ruth is survived by her son Frank Jewett III and his wife Joan of Saco; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, May 26, from 6-8 p.m., concluding with a time of sharing at 8 p.m. at the Chad E. Poitras Cremation and Funeral Service Chapel, 498 Long Plains Rd. (Rt. 22), Buxton. Online condolence messages can be submitted at the funeral home's website,

In lieu of flowers, memorial
contributions can be made to
Hospice of Southern Maine
180 US Route
Scarborough, Maine 04074
for the assistance they provided when Ruth's husband passed away.

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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram from May 22 to May 23, 2015
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