BUTLER Ruby Maxine

Female 1918 - 2011  (92 years)


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  • Name BUTLER Ruby Maxine 
    Born 9 Dec 1918  Saint Albans, Somerset, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    _UID 887EA001CAAB4901A76D12885CC94530AE2F 
    Died 21 Jan 2011  Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • (OBIT: AUBURN - Ruby B. Morrison, 92, died Jan. 21, 2011, at her home at Schooner Estates Retirement Community. Ruby was born Dec. 9, 1918, in St. Albans, daughter of Fred S. and Lina (Farrar) Butler. She grew up in Ripley/St. Albans, and attended local schools, graduating from N.H. Fay High School, Dexter, in 1936. She graduated from Farmington State Normal School in 1940.

      Ruby began her teaching career in Norway and Bath during the World War II years. While raising her family, she worked in a local market in Thomaston, and served as librarian at Thomaston Public Library from 1961 to 1965. She then resumed teaching at Thomaston Middle School, and completed her working career as librarian at St. George Elementary School, Tenants Harbor.

      John Morrison and Ruby Butler were married June 9, 1945, in Bath, and made Thomaston their home for nearly 50 years.

      Ruby was predeceased by her husband, John, in 2006; their daughter, Rosanne, in 1968; and two brothers, Walter and Harold Butler.

      Survivors include a son, Schuyler and his partner, Susan Wilson, of South Windham; cousins, Lula F. Gould of Boxford, Mass., Virginia F. Ellms of Dexter, Rodney Farrar of Ripley, David Farrar of Norridgewock and Edward Farrar of Cambridge; many nieces and nephews.

      Graveside services will be held later in the spring at Village Cemetery, Thomaston. (Bangor Daily News 1/28/2011))
    Buried Aft 21 Jan 2011  Thomaston, Knox, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Thomaston Village Cemetery 
    Person ID I123502  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2020 

    Father BUTLER Fred S.,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother FARRAR Lina,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Y  [1
    Family ID F50041  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family SSG MORRISON John Noyes,   b. 4 Dec 1915, Rumford, Oxford, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 2006, Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 9 Jun 1945  Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 22 May 2020 
    Family ID F50040  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #64784470 [Bev Winship] 1/28/2011.