Ruth Anderson-Egle, age 92 passed away on Monday January 14, 2019 in Portland, Maine. She spent 60 years of her life in Nashua but joined her daughter in Portland Maine in 2014. Ruth was the 3rd child of Harry and Esther Anderson who immigrated from Sweden in 1912. She was born January 21, 1926 in Boston, Massachusetts. Ruth loved the coast of Maine, first vacationing in Ogunquit, Maine in the summer of 1944. She also enjoyed fashion and reading throughout her life. She spent many years working at the Jordan Marsh Company in Boston, then in the office of Producers’ Dairy in Nashua and in her retirement she worked at Jordan’s Luggage Shop in Nashua. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Arvid in 2000. Ruth was a kind and intelligent woman living through the Great Depression. She appreciated having her own home, good jobs and a loving family. She loved discussing political issues and world events. She is survived by her daughter Karen Egle-Gaber, her grandson Sherif Gaber, and his wife Monica and their son Omar, her grandson Mohamed Gaber, his wife Heather and their daughters Nadia and Amira, her sister Eve Anderson-Kopel, her loving niece Robin Alice Kopel, her great-niece Adrienne Siciliano, her cousin Ingeyard Gustav-Janson of Sweden and her brother-in-law Sam Siciliano. She was predeceased by her loving sister Barbara Siciliano, her brother Paul Anderson and her sister Esther H. Anderson.
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SERVICES: There will be no calling hours. Due to their kindness over the years, donations can be made to the New Hampshire Association of the Blind, 215 South Fruit Street-suite 20, Concord, NH, 03301. Tel: 1-800-581-6881. The Davis Funeral Home, 1 Lock St. is in charge of arrangements.