NORRIS Ruth Mary

Female 1927 - 2020  (92 years)


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  • Name NORRIS Ruth Mary 
    Born 29 Nov 1927  North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    _UID 9E1BCBB39C1E4C7F8802C7B7DBBE16FA6D06 
    Died 9 May 2020  Caribou, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • (OBIT: Caribou - Ruth M. Getchell, 92, passed away May 9, 2020, in Caribou. She was born in North Adams, MA, on November 29, 1927, the daughter of the late Albert F. and Dorthey M. (Morrison) Norris.

      In June of 1946, she married Russell C. Getchell Jr., and he predeceased her in 1984. Ruth was a cook at Caribou Middle School for 28 years and was a volunteer at Cary Medical Center. Mrs. Getchell was a longtime faithful member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, where she was active in the Daughters of Isabella, and the Golden Age groups. She was also a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and was in a knitting club.

      She is survived by her daughter, Mary C. Gagnon of Caribou; a son, David N. Getchell of Upper Kent, NB, Canada; a son-in-law, Mark Barthelemy of Fort Kent; 7 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

      She was predeceased by two children, Cathie Barthelemy and Russell "Chipper" Getchell, sisters, Janice M. Norris, and Dorothy N. Graham, a brother-in-law, Robert Graham, and a son-in-law, Russell Gagnon.

      Private family services will be held at the Evergreen Cemetery, Caribou. Arrangements by Mockler Funeral Home, Caribou.
      mocklerfuneralhome.com

      [Published on May 11, 2020]
    Buried Aft 9 May 2020  Caribou, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Evergreen Cemetery 
    Person ID I194  Caribou High School class of 1964 deceased
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2022 

    Father NORRIS Albert Francis,   b. 28 Apr 1894, East Pepperell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother MORRISON Dorothy May,   b. 25 Jul 1907, Palmer, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1966, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married BY 1927  [2
    Family ID F92  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family GETCHELL Russell Carleton, Jr.,   b. 3 Mar 1922, Orono, Penobscot, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1984, Caribou, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1947  Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Russell Carleton & Ruth Mary (Norris) Getchell marriage record
    Russell Carleton & Ruth Mary (Norris) Getchell marriage record
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 20 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F87  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Internet-Find A Grave.

    2. [S8] Internet-Ancestry.com family tree.

    3. [S23] Internet-Database-ancestry.com-New Hampshire, U.S., Marriage and Divorce Records, 1659-1947.