Ruth Elizabeth McGrath (nee Keats)
Passed on: March 18th, 2013
(LAW, RCAF (WD) W314369, WWII)
Passed away at the Caribou Memorial Veterans Pavilion on March 18th, 2013. Predeceased by her husband Patrick; parents: Hubert and Gertrude Keats; and brothers: William, Bruce, and Frederick. Leaving to mourn her son Tom (Keli Jo); sister Helen Downton (Harrison) of Gander; and brother Edgar Keats (Blanche) of Halifax; also leaving to mourn sister-in-law Mary Keats, special friend Joan Maloney; also a large circle of cherished nieces and nephews and many dear friends. Special thanks to the nursing staff and doctors of VP2 at the Caribou Pavilion for their compassion and care. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home 328 Hamilton Avenue on Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 and Thursday, March 21st, 2013 from 2- 4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to take place at Barrett’s Funeral Chapel 328 Hamilton Avenue on Friday, March 22nd, 2013 at 11 a.m., interment to take place at The Field Of Honour, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. As expression of sympathy flowers are gratefully accepted or donations in her memory can be made to Gonzaga /Tom McGrath Scholarship Fund, Gonzaga High School, 20 Smithville Crescent, St. John’s, N.L., A1B 2V2. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the online memorial guestbook.