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Ruth A. Greenleaf, 75, died Saturday, June 24, 2017, at the Glenncliff Home after a period of declining health.
She was born in Groveland, Mass., the daughter of Arthur and Carolyn (Ordway) Greenleaf.
She grew up and was educated in Groveland and Georgetown, Mass., later spending time in Bangor, Maine, Concord, N.H., Scotia, N.Y., and Nevada, before moving to Bristol, N.H.
Ruth worked as a bookkeeper for AARP before retiring.
Free time for Ruth was passed with oil painting and her love of travel. She loved Elvis, country music, casinos, and horse racing. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren most of all.
She is survived by four sons, Timothy Eaton of Salem, N.H., Philip Eaton of Corinth, Maine, Charles Eaton of Bangor, Maine, Steven Eaton of Spencer, Mass.; her daughter, Doreen Gitschier and husband, Eric of Hill, N.H.; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert Greenleaf of Albany, Ga., and Raymond Greenleaf of Alexandria, N.H.; three sisters, Joan Gray of Essex, Mass., Jean Tanner of East Hampstead, N.H., and Janet Raines of Versailles, Mo.; and many nieces and nephews.
There are no calling hours. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, June 29, 2017, at 11:30 a.m. at the Rural Cemetery in West Newbury, Mass. Emmons Funeral Home of Bristol, N.H. is in charge of arrangements.
Published on  June 28, 2017
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