Bennett Funeral Home

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Ruth E Taylor

August 13, 1920August 4, 2019

Ruth Taylor, 98, of Havenwood Heights, Concord, NH died Sunday, August 4, 2019, after a brief illness.

Ms. Taylor was born on August 13, 1920 in Haverhill, NH daughter of Ernest R. and Jennie (Bedard) Taylor. She was predeceased by her parents and her four sisters, Margaret Martel (husband Emile), Mildred Melvin, (Winslow), Marjorie Knoettner, (Walter), and Gladys Gagnon (Ernest) and her nephew, Robert L. Martel (Muriel).

She is survived by niece, Joan (Knoettner) Drake (Steven) of Dalton, MA, daughters, Jody of Millis, MA.; Allison Palmer (Blake) of Old Bridge, NJ. Also nephews Carl Knoettner, of Falls Church, VA; and Richard Melvin of Concord, NH. Also, her great nephews Nicholas Martel (Brett), of Walpole, N. H. and Tracy Martel of Petersham, MA, along with a long list of great-great and great-great-great nieces and nephews, and many dear friends.

A private burial will be held at the family lot in Meredith Village Cemetery alongside her parents.

For those who wish to make a memorial contribution in Ruth’s name to Squam Lakes Natural Science Center P.O. Box 173 Holderness, NH 03245 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are entrusted to Bennet Funeral Home, Concord, NH. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at https://www.Bennett Funeral.com for the Taylor family.


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Heather Hoffacker

August 8, 2019

She was such a beautiful person who treated people with kindness and dignity. It was always a pleasure to speak with her; she made events more fun with her amazing smile and humor. She will be missed.