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Memorial for Ruth Lemear

Born in Brookline, NH on Feb. 21, 1935
Departed on Feb. 23, 2018 and resided in Manchester, NH.
 
Visitation: Saturday, Mar. 17, 2018
Service: Saturday, Mar. 17, 2018
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RUTH I LEMEAR, 83, OF MANCHESTER NH PASSED AWAY ON FEBRUARY 23RD 2018 AFTER A BRIEF ILLNESS.RUTH WAS BORN IN BROOKLINE NH ON FEBRUARY 21ST 1935 AND RESIDED IN NEWBOSTON NH FOR MANY YEARS. SHE GRADUATED FROM NEWBOSTON HIGH SCHOOL AND WENT ON TO NURSING SCHOOL AT THE ELLIOT HOSPITAL WHERE SHE GRADUATED WITH AN ASSOCIATES DEGREE IN NURSING. SHE THEN STARTED HER LONG CAREER AS A REGISTERED NURSE.
RUTH WORKED AT SEVERAL HOSPITALS AND NURSING HOMES THROUGHOUT HER LONG CAREER. SHE WAS ALSO A DIRECTOR OF NURSES AT A FEW OF THESE.MOST REMARKABLY IS THAT SHE ACCOMPLISHED ALL THIS WHILE RAISING FIVE CHILDREN BY HERSELF. WHEN HER CAREER FINALLY ENDED SHE DID NOT STOP. RUTH RAISED SEVERAL OF HER GRANDCHILDREN WHEN THEY NEEDED HER. SHE GAVE THEM A SAFE PLACE TO LIVE FILLED WITH LOVE. RUTH NEVER TURNED ANYONE AWAY, SHE HAD THE KINDEST HEART AND ALWAYS PUT EVERONE ELSE BEFORE HERSELF.
RUTH WAS PREDECEASED BY HER MOTHER AGNES (BAILEY) STEARNS, HER FATHER HIRAM STEARNS, HER STEP FATHER OLIVER BAILEY, HER BROTHERS HIRAM JOHN STEARNS AND FRANK STEARNS, HER SISTERS GRACE STEARNS AND AGNES STEARNS.
RUTH IS SURVIVED BY HER THREE CHILDREN DANIEL LEMEAR AND HIS WIFE THERESA LEMEAR OF GOFFSTOWN NH, WILLIAM LEMEAR AND HIS WIFE LORY ATTILLA OF BOW NH, JEFFREY LEMEAR AND HIS WIFE PAULA LEMEAR OF MANCHESTER NH, HER GRANDDAUGHTER KAYLA LEMEAR OF MANCHESTER NH AND MANY MORE GRANDCHILDREN AND GREAT GRANDCHILDREN.
CALLING HOURS WILL BE HELD FROM 10:00AM TO 12:00PM WITH A MEMORIAL SERVICE BEGNNING AT 12:00PM ON SATURDAY MARCH 17TH AT THE FRENCH AND RISING FUNERAL HOME 17 SOUTH MAST STREET, GOFFSTOWN NH 03045. FLOWERS ARE WELCOME IF YOU WISH. AFTER THE SERVICES THE FAMILY WILL BE TAKING THE FLOWERS TO THE HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY NURSING HOME TO SHARE MOMS LOVE WITH THE RESIDENTS.
  

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