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Ruthanne Brislin Meacham

June 24, 1944 ~ December 13, 2017 (age 73)
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Watson-North Funeral Home is honored to be of service and ministry to the family of Ruthanne Brislin Meacham, age 73 of Belvidere.  Ms. Meacham passed from this life December 13, 2017 at her home with her family and friends at her side.  A native of Wilkes-Barre, PA., she attended Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in Scranton.  She continued her education and medical training at Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC.  She earned a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL.  She retired from her career in health care early in 2017.  She was a very talented golfer, loved to read, a lover of animals and pets, traveled extensively and she had a passion for her motorcycle. She spent much of her life in Florida and loved being near water and the beach.  Ms. Meacham is preceded in death by her mother, Ruth Mulhern Brislin and her father, John Edward Brislin; a son, Paul Meacham.  She is survived by her  2 sons and daughters-in-law, David & Wendy Meacham of Jacksonville, FL. and Michael &  Kelli Meacham of St. Augustine FL.; sisters, Maureen (Forrest) McNamara of Litchfield, NH, Judy Williams of Purvis, MS.; brothers, Jay Brislin of Lowell, MA and Kevin (Denise) Brislin of North Port, FL; her devoted life partner, Diane Clarke of Belvidere.  Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday December 18, 2017 at Watson-North Funeral Home.  The Mass of Christian Burial will be said at 11 a.m. Tuesday December 19, 2017 by Father Anthony Mutuku at Good Shepherd Church in Decherd.  The family requests memorial contributions to Animal Harbor, P. O. Box 187  Winchester, TN 37398.  Online condolences may be shared at

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