OBITUARY

Ruth Ann Holman

January 31, 1929January 14, 2019
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Canton – Ruth a. Holman, 89, formerly of Spring Street in Dixfield, passed away on Monday January 14, 2019 at Pinnacle Health in Canton. She was born in Dixfield, Maine of January 31, 1929 a daughter of Celand T. and Arlene (Boivin) Newell. Ruth was a graduate of Dixfield High School Class of 1947 and was a longtime member of the Dixfield Congregational Church. She had been employed with the Blue Bird Restaurant, Howard’s Clothing and Dunton’s Clothing Store in Dixfield, and Diamond Match in Peru. Ruth loved being outdoors, whether it be raking the leaves, shoveling snow, or trips with the seniors. She also loved butterflies and angels, and doing word search puzzles. Surviving are her children Sally Martin of Dixfield, Debra Snowman and husband Harry of Dixfield; and Sandra Child of Peru; four grandchildren, Eric Snowman, John Martin and wife Trena, Jessica Robbins and husband Scott, and Jason Snowman and wife Shannon; four great grandchildren, Kasandra Bear and husband Tucker, Gavin Martin, Grace Robbins and Olivia Snowman. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband Carl, a son in law Donald Child, two brothers, Donald Newell and Homer Newell, and a sister, Elizabeth Lowe. In lieu of flowers contributions in Ruth’s memory to the Residents Activity Fund Pinnacle Health 26 Pleasant Street Canton, ME 04221.

  • FAMILY

  • Celand T. Newell, Father
  • Arlene (Boivin) Newell, Mother
  • Carl Holman, Husband
  • Sally Martin, Daughter
  • Debra Snowman & Husband Harry, Daughter
  • Sandra Child, Daughter
  • Eric Snowman, Grandson
  • John Martin & Wife Trena, Grandson
  • Jessica Robbins & Husband Scott, Granddaughter
  • Jason Snowman & Wife shannon, Grandson
  • Kassandra Bear & Husband Tucker, Great Granddaughter
  • Gavin Martin, Great Grandson
  • Grace Robbins, Great Granddaughter
  • Olivia Snowman, Great Granddaughter
  • Donald Child, Son-in-law
  • Donald Newell, Brother
  • Homer Newell, Brother
  • Elizabeth Lowe, Sister
  • DONATIONS

  • In lieu of flowers contributions in Ruth’s memory to the Residents Activity Fund Pinnacle Health 26 Pleasant Street Canton, ME 04221.

Services

  • Celebration of Life Saturday, January 26, 2019
REMEMBERING

Ruth Ann Holman

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Debbie Robbins

January 23, 2019

We were so sorry to learn of your Moms passing. She was such a nice lady. Used to love seeing her and Homer at OPS. Thinking of you all during this difficult time. With deepest sympathy Wayne & Deb

Jayne Landry

January 22, 2019

Sich happy memories of going to visit Donnie, Sandy and Jess when we were home on leave. Had such a great visit with Ruth when she came to Crete Greece in 1977. Love and prayers to all the family. Rest in Peace Ruth. You will be loved and missed by many!

Cathy Hazelton

January 21, 2019

I was sorry to hear of Ruth's passing. Though our families haven't connected much in recent years, I have fond memories of both Carl and Ruth and the times they spent with my Mom and Dad. I seem to remember that playing cards together was something they enjoyed. We have pictures of family gatherings when Sally, Deb, and Sandi were little. Particularly, I'll always remember Ruth's voice. I saw Ruth often at Pinnacle and was sorry when she was no longer able to roam the halls and say "hello". My prayers are with you all.

Stephen DiConzo

January 20, 2019

To all of Ruth's extended family, what a life she well led. May your precious memories of her always warm your hearts & put smiles on your faces. Steve DiConzo of Freeport

Debbie Dolloff

January 18, 2019

Will always remember her fondly! She sold me my first bikini at Duntons!! Lol Will miss her and you her family!

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