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Ruth Alice McElhiney
Birth: Dec. 31, 1937
Willimantic
Windham County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 1939
Norwich
New London County
Connecticut, USA

~ Child of Carl and Rose McElhiney ~


This little girl lived just 1 year and 21 days ~ God must have really needed this little angel ~ She was the second child ~ Her sister Rose was born on Jan. 1, 1937 Ruth was born on Dec. 31, 1937 ~ They are the same age for one day ~ Her sister Mary was born after her passing ~

At 7:30 p.m. on 1-21-1939 she went home with Jesus~

I'll lend you, for a while, a
child of mine, He said,
For you to love while she lives, and
mourn when she is dead~
It may be six or seven years, or
twenty two or three,
But will you, till I call her back, take
care of her for me?~
She'll bring her charms to gladden
you, and shall her stay be brief,
You'll have her memories as
solace for your grief~
I cannot promise she will stay, as all
from earth return,
But there are lessons taught down
there I want this child to learn~
I've looked the whole world over in my
search for teachers true,
And from the throngs that crowd
life's lanes, I have selected you~
Now will you give her all your love
--not think the labor vain,
Nor hate me when I come to call to
take her back again~
I fancied that I heard them say,
"Dear Lord, thy will be done
For all the joy this child shall bring,
the risk of grief we'll run~
We'll shower her with tenderness
and love her while we may,
And for the happiness we've known,
forever grateful stay~
And should the angels call for her
much sooner than we planned~
We'll brave the bitter grief that
comes, and try to understand~


GRANDPARENTS
Henry & Béatrice Beaudry
Joseph & Daisy McElhiney

GREAT GRANDPARENTS
George & Margaret
Ludlow & Nancy
Adolphe & Julienne
Godfroi & Élisabeth

AUNTS/UNCLES
Laura McElhiney Childs (1910 - 2009)*
Grace Josephine McElhiney Beaudry (1915 - 1999)*
Dorothy M. McElhiney (1916 - 1922)*
Frederick O. Heath (1923 - 1979)**
Barbara Irene Heath Hunter (1924 - 1984)**
James A Heath (1926 - 2010)**
LeRoy M. Heath (1930 - 1999)**
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Bernadette Yvonne Beaudry (1906 - 1906)*
Delia Olivine Beaudry (1907 - 1907)*
Louis Arthur Beaudry (1908 - 1965)*
Roselma Beaudry (1909 - 1914)*
Emma M. Beaudry D'Esopo (1911 - 1981)*
Joseph H. Beaudry (1913 - 1968)*
Rose Alma Beaudry McElhiney (1915 - 1979)*
Leo John Beaudry (1921 - 1978)*
Beatrice M. Beaudry Ferari (1925 - 2002)*
Mary Frances Beaudry Thurlow (1927 - 1989)*

SIBLINGS
Rose Carol ~ 1937 / 2004
Mary Helen 
 
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 Parents:
  Carl Lowell McElhiney (1913 - 1981)
  Rose Alma Beaudry McElhiney (1915 - 1979)
 
 Sibling:
  Rose Carol McElhiney Miller (1937 - 2004)*
  Ruth Alice McElhiney (1937 - 1939)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Mary Cemetery
Lisbon
New London County
Connecticut, USA
 
Maintained by: Faithful & True
Originally Created by: Missing*U*Always ~ Lovin...
Record added: Sep 08, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21437186
 


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