Ruby Christine McGrath
1933 - 2024
Ruby Christine McGrath
Visitation Information
Thursday, February 8, 2024
Visitation Time
12:30- 1:30 p.m.
Visitation Location
Calvary Faith Baptist Church, Sonora
Service Information
Service Date
Thursday February 8, 2024
Service Time
2 p.m.
Service Location
Calvary Faith Baptist Church, Sonora
Burial Information
Burial Date
At a later date
Requested Charity
Wine Harbour Cemetery Fund, [email protected]
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McGrath, Ruby Christine age 91 of Wine Harbour, Guysborough County passed away on Friday, February, 2, 2024 in High-Crest Sherbrooke Home for Special Care. She was a daughter of the late Roland and Nellie (Sangster) Slater. In her earlier years, Ruby was a hairdresser and seamstress.  She was a full time homemaker and mother who loved to knit. She was very active at Wine Harbour Independent Baptist Church serving as organist where her husband, Rev. Arthur McGrath served as Pastor for 25 years. She played the organ at a number of churches. Ruby is survived by her sons, Tim (Lana), Jordanville; Cliff (Jane), Campbell River, B.C.; Dave (Marilyn), Black Creek, B.C.; daughter, Cheryl (Matt), Long Prairie, MN, USA; 18 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and 4 great great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Ruth McGrath, Phyllis McGrath and Roberta McGrath; several nieces, nephews and their families. She was predeceased by her first husband, Rev. Arthur McGrath, second husband, George McGrath; sons, Mark (Anita), Russell, and Allison in infancy; brother, Douglas (Eileen) Slater; sisters, Dorothy (Al) MacKenzie, Eva (Fred) Cullen, Rose (Clayton) Hart, Erna (Phil) Webster; brothers-in-law, George (Kathleen) McGrath, Charles (Maude) McGrath, Leigh McGrath, John McGrath and Robert McGrath. Visitation will be held Thursday from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. followed by funeral service at 2 p.m. in Calvary Faith Baptist Church, Sonora with Pastor Wayne Bray officiating..Interment in Wine Harbour Cemetery at a later date. Family flowers only please. Memorial donations may be made to the Wine Harbour Cemetery Fund, [email protected]. Funeral arrangements are under the dignified and compassionate care of G.W. Giffin Funeral Home Ltd., St. Mary's Chapel, 34 Main Street, Sherbrooke.

Ruby Christine McGrath