EDDINGTON and ORRINGTON – Ruth Evelyn Miner, 95, wife of the late Thomas “Stanley” Miner Sr., died Nov. 28, 2013, at a Brewer health care center. She was born Oct. 24, 1918, in Bangor, daughter of Harry C. and Maud I. (Clark) Junkins.
Ruth was a member of the North Brewer Eddington United Methodist Church and secretary of the Ladies Aid of the East Orrington Congregational Church for a number of years. She was an avid supporter of both churches and their church fairs and enjoyed her house plants, gardens and feeding the birds. Ruth will be fondly remembered for the beautiful cards and notes she sent to many.
Surviving are one son, Thomas S. Miner Jr. and his wife, Jane A., of Holden; two daughters, Pauline R. Prahm of Orrington and Evelyn A. Miner of Brewer; seven grandchildren, Daniel Miner of Washington, Kelley Maloney of Vassalboro, Michelle McLeod of Bangor, Alicia Tozier of Orrington, Gary Miner of Old Town, Christopher Miner of Bucksport, and Mandy McFadden of Oregon; nine great-grandchildren, Anthony Harmon, Katherine and Angus McLeod, Gavon McFadden, Kyle and Nicholas Tozier, Cayden and Dawson Miner and Logan Miner; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her husband Stan, Ruth was predeceased by three daughters, Judy L. Miner, Jeannine M. Miner, and Jacquelyn A. Miner; grandson, Aaron Miner; great-grandson, Gabriel Tozier; four brothers, Kenneth Junkins, Philip Junkins, Charles Junkins, and Harold Junkins; and son-in-law, Charles “Rollie” Prahm Jr.
Relatives and friends are welcome to call 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the Brewer Chapel of Brookings-Smith, 55 South Main St., Brewer, where a funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, with the Rev. Kate Nicol, pastor of the North Brewer Eddington United Methodist Church, officiating. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments at the Family Reception Rooms of Brookings-Smith, Brewer, immediately following the service Wednesday. Private interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery, Bangor. Those who wish to remember Ruth in a special way may make gifts in her memory to the North Brewer Eddington United Methodist Church, 31 Main Road, Eddington, ME 04428. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.