Rubenia Mae Botting (Purvis)
PATTEN—Rubenia Mae Botting, 84, passed away on February 8, 2018. She was born on May 17th 1933 in Patten, the daughter of Dale and Dorothy (Ingraham) Purvis.
Rubenia attended Patten Academy where she graduated in 1951 and worked 28 years for Penquis CAP. 1955 she married Delbert Botting of Dyer Brook, they spent 63 wonderful years together and had many travels and adventures. Throughout those years Delbert and Rubina welcomed 3 children, 7 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren into their lives.
Rubenia was kind, caring, compassionate and loved by all. She spent much of her time helping others by volunteering at the Senior Center in Patten, knitting, making quilts, and working in her garden.
Rubenia leaves behind her husband Delbert Botting of Patten; daughter Dorothy Peavey of Patten and son Delbert Botting of Williamsburg, VA. She is predeceased by her daughter Darlene Tilley and brothers, Warren and Lawrence Purvis.
Friends may call 12pm to 2pm on Tue. Feb. 13 at Patten Pentecostal Church Patten where funeral services will be held 2pm with the Rev. frank Randall officiating. A spring interment will be in the Patten Cemetery. For an online memory book and to leave condolences please visit www.bowersfuneral.com