BREWER – Ruth Frances Goodrich, 88, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Aug. 9, 2012. She was born June 5, 1924, in Brewer, the daughter of Frank and Lillian (Gonyar) Goodrich.
Ruth attended St. Mary’s Schools. She worked for Father Joyce for 18 years. Ruth was a parishioner of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Orono, and a member of Daughters of Isabella.
In addition to her parents, Ruth was predeceased by her loving brother, Frank “Sonny” Goodrich. She is survived by her special cousin and caregiver, Muriel and her husband, Rupert Lyon; and several other cousins. The family thanks the staff at Eastern Maine Medical Center for the loving care they provided Ruth.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 17, at Parish of the Resurrection, St. Ann’s, Bradley, with the Rev. Wilfred Labbee officiating. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery, Orono. A service of Brewer Chapel of Brookings-Smith. Condolences to the family may be expressed at