Ruth Elizabeth McGuire passed away on June 26, 2021 at Compass Regional Hospice in Chestertown. She was born on June 1, 1922 in New Jersey. She was 99 years old on her last birthday.
She was married to Walter W. McGuire for 55 years before his passing in 1997.
Ruth worked at Kent & Queen Anne’s Hospital as a nurse’s aide before retiring in 1983.
After retirement she began doing volunteer work at the hospital and Nearly New Shop as well as working at the Chestertown Library and the Food Pantry.
She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Chestertown where she sang in the choir, participated in Sunday school, prayer group and many other activities of the church.
She is survived by her three children: Judy McGuire of Atlanta, GA, Susan Karbaum (Milt) of Sudlersville, and Wayne McGuire of Chestertown. She is also survived by 2 granddaughters, a great-granddaughter and 2 great-grandsons as well as several step-grandchildren, step-great grandchildren, and a few step-great-great grandchildren.
Services (if any) are not complete at this time.
Arrangements by Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home, P.A.