Ruth C. Galarraga

Portland – Ruth C. Galarraga, 40, of Portland, died at her home on March 26th, 2008.

She was born in Augusta on January 31, 1968, the daughter of Dr. Efrain C. and Joyce C. (Lemanski) Galarraga.

She graduated with honors from Catherine McCauley High School in 1986. She went on to attend S.M.V.T.I, graduating with a nursing degree.

Ruth worked for many years as a registered nurse at New England Rehabilitation and also later for the family business, Maine Vocational and Rehabilitation Associates.

She enjoyed bingo, music, movies, travel, gambling, spending time with her family and pets.

Ruth is survived by her significant other Mark Porter; brothers John and significant other Patricia, Todd, Charles and his wife Mary, and Danny; nieces Kristina, Katie, and Ava; nephews Matthew, Johnny, Avery, Emmanuel, and Gabriel; aunt Janice and her husband Willy; cousin Jennifer; and sister in law Betty. She was predeceased by her parents.

A memorial Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Augusta, on Monday, April 7th at 11am. Burial will take place in Holyoke, MA at St. Jerome Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 170 Route One, Falmouth, ME 04105.

Arrangements by Kincer Funeral Home 130 Pleasant St. Richmond, Me 04357