Elwell, Ruth (Mettke) Of Saugus, March 14. Former Bedford VA Hospital volunteer & former Hanscom Air Force Base Retiree's Activities Office Volunteer. Wife of the late WWII POW John M. Elwell. Stepmother of John Elwell, Jr. of ME, David Elwell of NJ, Charles Elwell of NJ. Also survived by several family members in Germany. A funeral service will be held in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS, on Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. Relatives & friends invited. Visiting hours Wednesday prior to the service 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to help military families at Fisher House™ Foundation, Inc., 111 Rockville Pike, Suite 420, Rockville, MD 20850. Interment Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, Thursday at 10:45 a.m. For directions & condolences:

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Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home
549 Lincoln Avenue Saugus, MA 01906
(781) 233-0300
Published in The Boston Globe on Mar. 18, 2014