Ruth Alison Russell Ainsworth, 71, of Intervale, passed May 4, 2022 after a lengthy illness. Born May 6, 1950, she was the eldest daughter of Thomas and Dorothy (Lent) Russell. Raised on Cedarcroft Farm, she graduated Kennett High, and remained a life long resident of Intervale, NH.
In life, she spent years working for the U.S. Postal delivering mail on the rural route in the valley. She had experiences as former member of the Bartlett-Jackson Ambulance Service, she also enjoyed activities as a member of American Legion Post #95 Ladies Auxiliary. Growing up, she enjoyed helping her father on the farm.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a younger brother, Tuck Russell.
She leaves behind her beloved former husband Kenneth Ainsworth of Bartlett and their two children, Richeal Ainsworth Bartruff and family of Lebanon, TN, and Cortina Ainsworth of Raleigh, NC. She will be greatly missed by two grand children, John Patrick Irving VI and Lowell Alexander Bartruff and her great grand daughter Piper Rosaleen Irving. She also leaves behind siblings, Sue Roberts of Lovell, ME, and family of Buxton, ME and Ann Young of Newport News, VA, and family of Newport News, VA and Glen, NH.
In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to Harvest Hill Animal Shelter as she loved all animals.
The family would love to have you share any memories or pictures you may have of her.
You can mail them to 478 Thorn Hill Road, Intervale NH, 03845.
The Furber and White Funeral Home in North Conway is in charge of arrangements.
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