UPDATED 12:39 P.M.: The Maine Warden Service plans a 2 p.m. Tuesday press conference to update the public on the search for Ruth Francis Brennan.

WATERFORD — The Maine Warden Service continued searching Tuesday for 77-year-old Ruth Francis Brennan of 6 Spur Ridge Road in Waterford, who was last scene Monday afternoon. 

Maine Game Wardens, Maine State Troopers, Oxford County Sheriff’s Deputies, an Air National Guard helicopter, and K9 units continued a ground and air search early Tuesday morning. Brennan was last seen at 5 Kezars Road in Waterford heading towards Melby’s Store in Waterford around 3 p.m., according to Corporal John MacDonald of the Maine Warden’s Service.

Brennan is described as 5-feet, 2-inches tall and was last seen wearing a crew neck striped shirt, capri-style blue jeans, tan hat, light beige sneakers and light green socks. Brennan does have dementia.

Oxford County Sheriff’s deputies conducted door-to-door searches Monday evening. Canine teams continued searching through the night.

A mobile command post has been established at the Waterford Fire and Rescue building located at 366 Valley Road in Waterford.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Public Safety Dispatch Center in Gray at 207-657-3030.

This story will be updated. 


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