Ruth M. Lewis, 95, died Wednesday evening at the Merten’s House in Woodstock, Vermont.
Ruth was born on November 28, 1917 in Springfield, Vermont the daughter of Arnold and Aldie (Leighton) Manley.
Ruth graduated from Woodstock High School in 1936. She married Rodney P. Lewis on August 24, 1940, Mr. Lewis pre deceased her on March 27, 1999.
In the 1950’s Ruth went to work for Rupert Lewis at the Ski Tow and eventually managed the Lakota Club in Barnard, Vermont. Ruth was a great cook and is well known for her rum pie.
Ruth is a member of the Hartford Emblem Club and the State Emblem Club, serving as president of both organizations. She was also a member of the Bridgewater Grange, the Rebecca’s, and the Prosper Homemakers.
Ruth is survived by her two sons and daughter-in-laws; Robert A. Sr. and Mae Beauregard Lewis of Bridgewater, VT, James “Butch”, Sr. and Karen (Bradley) Lewis of Ascutney, VT, 4 grandchildren: Robert A. Jr., James L. Jr., Anthony, and Kristine Urban, her 11 great grandchildren, and her 5 great, great grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents she is pre deceased by a half brother Frank Manley and a half sister Lotti Battles.
A funeral service will be held on Sunday June 30th at the Bridgewater Congregational Church at 2:00 pm. Burial will be in the Prosper Cemetery.
Those wishing may make donations to the Thompson Senior Center or the Prosper Homemakers.
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