CORINTH and BREWER – Ruby I. Rogers, 77, passed away Dec. 22, 2013, at a local hospital, surrounded by loved ones. She was born Dec. 20, 1936, in Columbia Falls, the daughter of Leeman Rexford and Ora (Look) Grant.
Ruby graduated from Brewer High School, and was very proud to be a Brewer Witch. She drove school bus and worked at Bangor Seat Cover for many years. Ruby was a member of the Kenduskeag Union Church, enjoyed crafts of any type and was a New England sports fan, especially the Patriots. She was a very large presence in life and always had a joke to tell.
Ruby is survived by her granddaughters, Amy Dauphinee and Dawn England; grandson, Terrance Freeman; very special niece named after her aunt, Jennifer Ruby Hall; several beloved nephews; and many other special family and friends. In addition to her parents, Ruby was predeceased by husbands, Arthur Rogers and Bud Dauphinee; sons, Maurice “Mo” Dauphinee and Kevin Rogers; daughter, Cheryl Smart; sister, Rebecca Hall; brothers, Reginald Grant, Bernald Grant, Emery Grant, and Rexford Grant; and her dog, Erin.
Relatives and friend are welcome to call 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at the Brewer Chapel of Brookings-Smith, 55 S. Main St., Brewer, where a memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, with the Pastor Ruth Guerette, officiating. Those who wish, may make contributions to the family to help with the funeral expenses. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.