Ruth  (Connelly) Whitaker


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N. Waterboro, ME - Ruth E Connelly Whitaker was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts to Francis and Irene (Johnson) Connelly. she graduated from Boston City Hospital School of nursing in 1955, of which she was an active member of the nurses alumni association. She had an extensive nursing career as an R.N. which spanned over 50 years, and included a tenure at Addison Gilbert Hospital. She resided in Rockport, Massachusetts for many years before moving to Hawaii in 1979. From there, she moved to Las Vegas, then finally landing in Maine in 1995. After retiring, she and her husband, Walter then traveled around the United States in their R.V., making many friends along the way. She is preceeded in death by her parents, and brothers, Francis and William. She is survived by her husband, Walter; brother, James; sons, Craig and Mark; daughters Allison and Elizabeth; Grandchildren Jessica, Jamie and Scott; and one great-grandson, Joshua.
Published on March 29, 2019
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Ken Bannon
Apr 03, 2019
Walter--so sorry to hear of the passing of Ruth. She was a wonderful woman, good wife and mother and a great nurse. Please accept the condolences of all of us: Clif, Kay and myself. We have many happy memories of you and me growing up in Rockport and later of Clif's friendship with Craig and Mark.