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BYRNE, Ruth Margaret

BYRNE, Ruth Margaret[1, 2]

Female 1920 - 2008  (88 years)

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  • Name BYRNE, Ruth Margaret 
    Born 8 Nov 1920  Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Obituary From Eureka Times-Standard

    Ruth Margaret Byrne Anderson

    Ruth Margaret Byrne Anderson passed away in Arcata on December 31, 2008. She was 88.
    Ruth began and ended her life near the ocean she loved and was happiest at home. She was born November 8, 1920, to Agnes and Walter Byrne in their Santa Cruz Craftsman style bungalow, which was designed by her architect father, and has been designated an historical landmark. The fourth of nine children, Ruth was raised in the Los Angeles area, graduated from St. Andrew’s High School in Pasadena and attended Pasadena City College.
    At the onset of World War Two Ruth’s family moved to Oakland, where she worked as a secretary for Kaiser Steel. At the end of the war she met Martin Anderson, a naval officer just back from the Pacific and stationed at Alameda. The couple married in 1947 and Martin returned to school at UC Berkeley on the GI Bill. Eventually Ruth left the workplace for motherhood and by 1965 the couple had six children. The family lived in both Southern and Northern California, settling in the Bay Area city of Livermore in 1969. Martin worked as an inspector for the California Department of Agriculture until his death in 1978 at age 61.
    Ruth relocated to the North Coast in 1984, after visiting her son William, a student at Humboldt State University. The redwoods reminded her of Santa Cruz. She was active in St. Mary’s parish where she sang in the choir, volunteered at Pacific Union School, and enjoyed cooking, gardening, bird-watching, Bible-study, and reading.
    Ruth was preceded in death by her husband Martin; her brother Walter Byrne; sisters Marian Byrne and Josephine Byrne; brothers-in-law Glen Philpot, Earle Maixner and Delbert Lebbert; and grandson Charles Christopher Wood.
    She is survived by her sisters: Harriet Philpot, Roberta Maixner, Elizabeth Lebbert & Patricia Byrne; her brother Thomas (Elizabeth) Byrne; her children: Edward (Marlene) Anderson, Joan (Samuel) Naszady, William (Sandra) Anderson, John Anderson, Mary (Charles) Wood and Robert (Sara) Anderson; her grandchildren: Katherine, Emily & Ethan Naszady; Michelle (Gregg) Pacilio & Benjamin Anderson; Erin & Catherine Wood; Martin, Alexander & Joseph Anderson; and her great grandson Jai Michael Pacilio.
    A Memorial Service will be held for Ruth at St Mary’s Church in Arcata Saturday January 10th at 1 pm, with interment at St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetary in Livermore, California. The family wishes to thank Linda Newhouse, Dr. David S. Gans, the staff of Mad River Community Hospital and Home Health, Assisted Living Services of Eureka, and St. Mary’s parish for their support of Ruth over the years. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Church.
    Please sign the guestbook at www.times-standard.com, click on obituaries.

    Published in Eureka Times-Standard on Jan. 8, 2009  [3
    Residence 1930  Pasadena, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 2004  Arcata, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 31 Dec 2008  Arcata, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I2817  Hugh Byrne and Nanette Asimov Lines
    Last Modified 9 May 2018 

    Father BYRNE, Walter Graves,   b. 2 Nov 1891, San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1949, Oakland, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother HOLLAND, Agnes Mercer,   b. 8 May 1889, Sheep Ranch, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1978, Oakland, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 31 Dec 1915  Oakland, Alameda, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Notes 
    • Marriage
      Date: 31 DEC 1915«s103 Online publication - Ancestry.com. OneWorldTree [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc.»
    Photos
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    Descendants of George Griffing Byrne Family Photo
    Family ID F946  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ANDERSON, Martin William,   b. 8 Sep 1916, Manchester, CT, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1978, Livermore, Alameda, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Children 
     1. ANDERSON, Mary
     2. ANDERSON, Edward
     3. ANDERSON, Joan
     4. ANDERSON, Robert
     5. ANDERSON, John
     6. ANDERSON, William
    Last Modified 11 May 2018 
    Family ID F1014  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Nov 1920 - Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Pasadena, Los Angeles, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2004 - Arcata, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Dec 2008 - Arcata, CA, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S34] California Birth Index, 1905-1995, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005), Online publication - Ancestry.com. California Birth Index, 1905-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - State of California. California Birth Index, 1905-1995. Sacramento, CA, USA: State of California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics.

    2. [S340] Ruth M Byrne, Mary Wood, Ruth Margaret Byrne.

    3. [S733] Ruth Margaret Byrne Anderson.

    4. [S17] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002), Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930.T626, 2,667 rolls. Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, ED 1224, roll 168, page , image 772.0.

    5. [S210] Oakland Tribune, (Oakland California), MARIAN H. BYRNE Passed away peacefully on December 8, 2004, at the age of 85. Born June 22, 1919, in Santa Cruz, Calif. Preceded in death by her beloved parents, Walter and Agnes Byrne. Loving sister of Harriet Philpot of Morrow Bay, Ruth Anderson of Arcata, Roberta Maixner of Naalehu, Hawaii, Elizabeth Lebbert of Castro Valley, Thomas Byrne of Davis, Patricia Byrne of Arroyo Grande, and the late Walter Byrne Jr. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Family and friend.

    6. [S340] Ruth M Byrne, Mary Wood.

    7. [S116] Santa Cruz Daily Surf, She is the daughter of Dr. Judson Holland, county physician of Calaveras county, and a sister of Miss Elois Holland and Sumner Holland. Mr. Byrne is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Byrne of Santa Cruz. He will take his bride to that city to reside after a wedding trip thru the souther part of the state -- Oakland Enquirer.

    8. [S311] Family Bible George G Byrne & Helen Graves, Walter and Agnes Mercer Holland, Dec 31, 1915.




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