RUTH ELEANOR BETHEL
Ruth Eleanor Bethel, 99, formerly of Bethel, passed peacefully on the evening of Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, at the Ledgeview Living Center, West Paris, Maine.
She was born April 12, 1911, in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of David and Ethel (Gott) Connard. She was married March 7, 1936 to George H. Bethel, Sr.
A devoted wife and mother, she will be deeply missed by her son: George H. Bethel, Jr. and his wife, Barbara Ann of Bethel; a granddaughter, Deborah Ann Connolly and her husband Michael of Westbrook, Maine; a grandson, George Scott Bethel and his wife Marcy of Falmouth; and great-grandchildren, Christopher, Jacob, Michael and Noah. She was predeceased by her husband, George H. Bethel, Sr.
Private family graveside services were held at The Evergreens in Brooklyn, N.Y. Those wishing may give remembrance gifts to the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 266 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Condolences and tributes may be shared with her family at www.wilesrc.com.