Ruby Mae Genthner, 90, passed away on April 25, 2018 at her home in Waldoboro with her family by her side. Ruby was born on March 21, 1928 one of 13 children born to Harold Winchenbach and Ruth Mae (Creamer) Winchenbach. She grew up in Waldoboro and attended local schools.
She married Kenneth Genthner, Sr. and had eight children. While raising her family she also worked as a nurse’s aide at Miles Memorial Hospital as well as Fieldcrest Manor and prior to Fieldcrest it was owned by Shirley and Russ, and Dot’s. She also did private care until she retired.
Ruby was an avid doll collector and was a thoughtful, kind, gentle loving woman.
She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, Kenneth Genthner, Sr., children Kenneth Genthner, Jr., Bonnie Poland, Ray Genthner, Sr., as well as 11 siblings.
Ruby is survived by daughters Faye Neild and husband Eben Bucklin of Monroe, Kathy Miller of Waldoboro, Wanda Bowden and husband Don of Waldoboro, sons Gary Genthner and wife Karen of Bremen, Ricky Genthner and wife Debra of Bremen, sister Helen Chapman of Damariscotta, many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren and her cat Snookums, who she thought the world of.
A graveside service to celebrate Ruby’s life will be held at the German Protestant Cemetery in Waldoboro at a later date to be announced.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ruby’s name to the Lincoln County Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 7, Edgecomb, Maine 04556.
Condolences for the family may be shared at www.hallfuneralhomes.com Arrangements are entrusted to Hall Funeral Home and Tribute Center, 949 Main Street, Waldoboro.