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Ruth Purrington Blakemore
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Birth: Oct. 23, 1923, USA
Death: Jan. 24, 2013
Gig Harbor
Pierce County
Washington, USA

Ruth Parrington Blankenmore
Ruth Parrington Blankrnmore, 89, a Gig
Harbor area resident since 1988, passed
away Jan. 24, 2013. Ruth was a retired
registered nurse who worked labor and
delivery. She enjoyed making quilts,
crocheting afghans, making pillows for
dolls for her grandchildren and great
grandchildren. As a faithful member of
the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints, she her late husband Don served
four full-time missions and four part-time
missions during their retirement years.
She served as president of the Key
Peninsula Seniors' group, ans in her
later years was part of the Key Center
Ward humanitarian service group.
Ruth was preceded in death by loved
ones including her husband, a brother,
and a grandson.
Surviving family members include three
children, Bruce Blakemore (Louise),
Janice Lodholm (Harry), and Sandre Wurtz
(Paul), 15 grandchildren, and 30 great-
grandchildren. Funeral service will be
held on Saturday, February 2 at the LDS
Church, Key Center Building, 12521 134th
Ave KP N, Gig Harbor, WA 98329. Viewing
will be at 10: 00-10:45am, with memorial
service at 11:00am.
Interment at Vaughn Community Cemetery.
The family gives special thanks to the
caring staff at Grace Joy Adult Family Home. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Don Ernest Blakemore (1924 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Vaughn Bay Cemetery
Vaughn
Pierce County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Mr. Jean Coston
Record added: Feb 05, 2013
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Ruth <i>Purrington</i> Blakemore
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Ruth <i>Purrington</i> Blakemore
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