CARIBOU and ALLAGASH Ruth (Hughes) Pelletier, 86, died July 12, 2008, at a health care facility in Caribou. She was born July 25, 1922, in Allagash, the daughter of Preston and Elizabeth (Walker) Hughes. Ruth is survived by her daughter, Cynthia and her husband, Sanford McConnell, of Omaha, Neb.; one sister, Grace Hughes of Auburn; and many nieces and nephews, residing coast to coast. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Everett Patrick Pelletier; two brothers, Clyde and Burt Hughes; and two sisters, Mary McBreairty and Ann Ryder. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Allagash. Committal services will be after at the parish cemetery. In Ruth’s memory, donations may be made to the Caribou Maine Veterans’ Home Hospice Program, 163 Van Buren Road, Caribou, ME 04736, Mass cards for Ruth Pelletier or a charity of choice. Funeral arrangements are a service of Daigle & Nadeau Funeral Home, Fort Kent.