Ruth Joan (Frazier) Damon



NAZARETH, PA. — Ruth Joan (Frazier) Damon 79, formerly of Northeast Harbor and Delran, N.J., born Dec. 16, 1932, was granted angel wings on Dec. 8, 2012. Her final days were spent surrounded by family at Gracedale Nursing Home in Nazareth, Pa. Ruth was born in Lisbon Falls to parents, Charles Frederick Frazier and Maizie Jane Holt of Northeast Harbor.

She graduated from Gilman High School in Northeast Harbor and shortly thereafter married high school sweetheart, Leroy “Steve” Damon of Seal Harbor, with whom she had three children. Ruth was a stay-at-home Mom while her children were young and had lived in the greater Philadelphia area since 1970. She retired from RMP Rice & Holman in 1995 after 25 years of service. She loved to go on vacations with dear friends, Howard and Emily Wills and Ronny and Pat Spearing. She was an avid square dancer and enjoyed going to Phillies games for many years.

Ruth is survived by her children, Steven Wayne Damon and wife, Marlene, of Waretown, N.J., Frederick Maxwell Damon, and Lauri Damon-Smith and husband, William, of Warminster, Pa.; her brother, Robert Frazier of Bar Harbor; nieces, Cheryl DuLong of Seal Harbor and Beth Jewell of Lamoine; nephews, William DuLong of Bucksport, Michael Frazier of Bar Harbor and Sherman Damon of Ellsworth; three granddaughters; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Join family and friends to remember and celebrate Ruth’s life from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at the United Church of Christ, Abby Chapel, Seal Harbor.


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