EDDINGTON – Ruby M. Hall entered into eternal rest Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006, surrounded by her loving family at a Bangor hospital. She was born June 20, 1921, in Garfield Plantation, the daughter of Chester H. and Elizabeth (Amnott) Rafford. Ruby was employed by MSAD No. 63 for 21 years and was a selectman for Eddington for 10 years. She started playing the piano as a young girl with her father, when he organized the “Rafford Orchestra.” Moving to Bangor, she graduated from the Maine School of Commerce. After moving to the Bangor area, she continued to play for dances throughout the area for several years. She enjoyed playing the piano for the senior citizens at Holden Square. She was active in the Subordinate and Pomona Grange for more than 40 years in Maine and more than 20 years in Florida, for which she held several, different offices. Ruby and Bill enjoyed spending many winters in Englewood, Fla. Ruby is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, William “Bill” Hall of Eddington; a daughter, Sylvia Morrill of Canaan; three stepsons, William Hall and wife, Susan, of Hampden, Joseph Hall and wife, Lene, of Bangor, Blaine Hall and wife, Nola, of Port Arthur, Texas; two sisters, Glenna Jean Vallidies of Suffield, Conn., and Alice Obermeier of Manchester, Conn.; one brother, Wendell Rafford, of Ashland; 15 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a sister, Paula McCausland; and two brothers, C. Dean and Alan Dale Rafford. Friends may call 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, at Brookings-Smith, Clark-Piper Chapel, 55 South Main St., Brewer, where funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11, with the Rev. Clayton Blackstone, pastor of the Advent Christian Church, Bangor, officiating. Interment will be after the service at Meadowbrook Cemetery, Eddington. The family requests contributions be made to Holbrook School Library Fund, 202 Kidder Hill Road, Holden, ME 04429. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com