In Memoriam : Ruth Polito

Ruth Polito Ruth Bowley Polito - age: 98
(July 15, 1916 to March 22, 2015 )
Resident of Biddeford, Maine

Visitation Information:
A family committal will be held at Arundel Cemetery in Kennebunk. Arrangements are with Dennett, Craig and Pate Funeral Home, 365 Main Street, Saco.

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Maine Cancer Foundation 170 US Route 1, Suite 250 Falmouth, ME 04105.

Ruth B. Polito passed away March 22, 2015 at the Shaw House in Biddeford. She was born on July 15, 1916 in Kennebunkport, the daughter of Frank and Mable Carll Bowley.
She attended Kennebunkport schools graduating from Kennebunk High School in 1936. Ruth worked at Kesslen Shoe for fifteen years before venturing out on her own as a self-employed seamstress for over 38 years. She retired in 1989 and moved to Biddeford, settling in Saco in 1992. Ruth was a member of Cornerstone United Methodist Church in Saco.
She loved to bowl, play bridge and make crafts.
Ruth was predeceased by her husband Joseph Polito in 1975.
She is survived by her daughter Marlene Basinger of Biddeford, 4 grandchildren Darren, Stephen Jr, Brad and Chad and 7 great-grandchildren Maximus, Alyssa, Arianna, Jacob, Owen, Ella and Lily.


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