Ruby E. Quimby, 98

Ruby Quimby

FRYEBURG — Ruby E. Quimby, 98, of Fryeburg, passed away Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, at her residence.

Ruby was born in Harrison on June 24, 1918, to Clayton and Adeline (Whitney) Wentworth. She attended schools in Harrison, Denmark and Fryeburg.

For most of her life, Ruby worked in local shoe manufacturing mills. She had worked at Pleasant Mountain Moccasin in Bridgton and Northland Shoe in Fryeburg. She had previously worked in wood products manufacturing at Bailey Mfg. in Fryeburg.

Ruby was a Jehovah’s Witness and enjoyed playing Beano, flower gardening and doing yard work. She had lived in Fryeburg for 30 years.

She is predeceased by her husband, Harold Quimby, who died in 1960. Surviving are her nieces, Jean Pond and her husband, Robert of Fryeburg, Sonya Sheaff and husband, Ozzie of Fryeburg, and Casey Leavitt of Redstone, N.H.; two nephews, Wilfred Leavitt of Fryeburg, and Clayton Leavitt and wife Darlene of Redstone; a great-niece, Lisa Frye of Denmark; two great-nephews, Richard Frye and wife, Sonia of Brownfield, and Chad Pond of Fryeburg; two great-great-nieces, Hannah Frye and Norah Frye, both of Brownfield; two great-great-nephews, Cody Frye and his wife, Kerrie of Fryeburg, and Joshua Frye of Brownfield; and a great-great-great-niece, Brooklyn Frye of Fryeburg.

A graveside service will be held in the spring at Forest Hills Cemetery in Bridgton. Arrangements are in the care of Wood Funeral Home, 9 Warren Street, Fryeburg.

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