Marion Ruth McGrath
McGrath, Marion Ruth Age 79 of Goshen, Guysborough County went home to meet her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. She passed away in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish. She was a daughter of the late Earl and Rose (Harvey) McGrath. Marion looked after children in the local area along with doing housekeeping for families. She is survived by her husband, John Day; children, Michael Furlong, West Quoddy; Eileen Furlong, Lower Sackville; Kelly Young, Antigonish; Sandy Young, St. Andrews; AmyLee Day, Merland; John Day Jr, Goshen; several grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brother, Harvey McGrath, Sheet Harbour; sister, Margaret Emmitt, Dartmouth; former partner, Bernard Young, Dunmore; several nieces, nephews and their families. She was predeceased by her first husband, Guy Furlong; sisters, Caroline MacInnis, Jean Fossheim and Evelyn Martin. A private family funeral service will be held Sunday in Goshen Gospel Church with Pastor John Luten officiating. A public graveside service will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday in Goshen Cemetery. Social distancing protocols must be followed and masks are mandatory for people outside of Marion’s family bubble. Memorial donations may be made to St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit. The family would like to take this opportunity to thank the Doctors and Nurses in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit for the compassion and care given to Marion. Funeral arrangements are under the dignified and compassionate care of G.W. Giffin Funeral Home, 17545 Hwy 316, Country Harbour. On-line condolences made be made at www.gwgiffin.com.