|Birth: ||Feb. 3, 1939|
|Death: ||Oct. 24, 2010|
AUGUSTA - Ruth V. Mason Barrett, 71, of 123 Harrison Ave., Gardiner, passed away on Oct. 24, 2010, with members of her family by her side at MaineGeneral Rehabilitation and Nursing Care at Glenridge in Augusta. Ruth was born Feb. 3, 1939, in Gardiner, daughter of George H. and Martha V. (Pratt) Mason. Ruth loved camping and fishing, and especially country music. She sang with the Touch of Country Band and the Country Relations Band consisting of family and friends. They entertained at nursing homes, hospitals and camp grounds. She loved playing games with her grandchildren . She was educated in Gardiner and Randolph schools.
She was predeceased by her parents; two brothers, Richard Mason and Philip Mason; and two sisters, Barbara Mason Carpenter and Eleanor Mason Taylor.
Surviving are her husband of 54 years, Paul Barrett Sr. of Gardiner; two sons, Paul Jr. and his wife, Cathy Barrett, of Gardiner, Scott and Cindy Barrett of Saco; one sister, Virginia Mason Foster of Gardiner; one brother, Leroy H. and his wife, Paulette Mason, of Concord, N.H.; one brother-in-law, Glenwood and his wife, Audrey Barrett, of Pittston; two sisters-in-law, Patricia Collins Mason of Gardiner and Maretta Guilmette of Pittston; two brothers-in-law, Warner Taylor of Augusta and Richard Carpenter of Pittston; grandchildren Michelle Barrett, Tabitha Blair, Amanda Barrett, Crystal Richard, Melody Michaud, Carrie Reilly, Brandy Barrett and Travis Barrett; 16 great-grandchildren and 18 nephew and nieces.
A graveside service will be at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 980 Turner St., Auburn. (Kennebec Journal 10/26/2010)
Gracelawn Memorial Park
Created by: Bev Winship
Record added: Oct 26, 2010
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