HANCOCK - Ruth Evelyn (Luce) Fairfield, 87, passed away peacefully at Pheasant Wood Center in Peterborough on August 11, 2013 with her daughters Karen and Robin at her side after a period of failing health.
She was born in Troy on September 3, 1925 to Stephen and Alice (Hannaford) Luce. She was the widow of Charles M Fairfield who died in May of 1995. Ruth lived most of her life in Hancock, in "the Valley," as a homemaker.
Ruth is survived by four daughters: Karen Grovenstein of Stoddard, Robin Reynolds of Peterborough, Brenda Ouellette of Florida and Alice, whereabouts unknown and a son, Alfred Fairfield, of Georgia. She has 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
She will be greatly missed by all that loved and knew her.
At Ruth's request there will be no services. The Cremation Society of NH is assisting the family. The family will hold a private burial later at Norway Plain Cemetery in Hancock.