Ruth S. (Shippee) Main

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SOMERSWORTH, N.H. - Ruth S. (Shippee) Main, 89, of Somersworth N.H., and formerly of Dunn's Corners Road, Westerly, R.I., died peacefully at St. Ann Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Dover, N.H., on Sunday, April 13, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond D. Main Sr.

Born in Westerly, R.I., on July 23, 1924, Ruth was the daughter of the late Charles and Olive (Ledward) Shippee. She graduated from Westerly High School. Ruth and Raymond married in 1946.

Ruth had been a member of the Dunn's Corners Presbyterian Church and the Westerly Senior Center. She was an avid card player and enjoyed music and playing the piano, a talent she passed on.

She will be sadly missed by her four sons; Ronald S. Main and wife, Joanne, of Deland, Fla.; Raymond D. Main Jr. and wife, Debbie, of Somersworth, N.H.; Larry A. Main and wife, Chris, of Moosup, Conn.; and David B. Main, of Pawcatuck. She was the loving grandmother of six and great-grandmother of three. She was the sister of the late Clarence E. Shippee; Doris Crandall; Lucy Shippee; May Strnad; and Eleanor Pietraallo.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, April 26, at 11 a.m. at River Bend Cemetery, Beach St., Westerly, R.I. Calling hours and donations are respectfully omitted.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Buckler-Johnston Funeral Home, 121 Main St., Westerly, R.I.
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Published in The Westerly Sun from Apr. 19 to Apr. 20, 2014