Ruth G. Leach

Oct 04, 2013

Camden — Ruth Grey Leach, 89, of Camden, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Camden July 22, 1924, she was the daughter of Albert and Florence (Farris) Grey. She was a 1942 graduate of Camden High School and married Raymond K. Leach in Providence, R.I., May 25, 1944. Ruth had been employed as a supervisor at Tibbetts Industries in Camden for 23 years before retiring. She was a communicant of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Camden.

For the past 10 years, Ruth resided at The Megunticook House where she enjoyed playing Uno, Beano and playing cards with her many friends.

She was predeceased by her husband, who died June 15, 2003.

Surviving are her four children, Sharon Yackley and her husband Gary of Casco; Jeffrey Leach and his wife Jackie of Whitefield; Becky Hughes and her husband Ernest of Dunnellon, Fla.; and Sydney Leach and his wife Nancy of Camden; nine grandchildren, Scott A. Pottle; Susan Turner; Heather Pottle; J. Steven Leach; Jennifer Coston; Melissa L. Elliott; Stephanie A. Wood; Amanda J. Leach and Jessica J. Leach; 12 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Margaret Emery of Rockland and brother-in-law, Arnold Leach of Buckfield.

A celebration of life took place Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 at The Megunticook House, 79 Union St., Camden.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to Kno-Wal-Lin Hospice House, 170 Pleasant St., Rockland, ME 04843. Condolences and memories may be shared with the Leach family by visiting their book of memories at

Arrangements are with Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 9 Mountain St., Camden.

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