Ruth Rita Garrant1

F, #45089, b. circa 1935, d. Jan 29, 2010
Father*Joseph Charles Garrant1 b. May 19, 1913, d. Jan 18, 1997
Mother*Rita LaPierre1 b. circa 1916, d. circa 1969
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Birth*circa 1935 Ruth Rita Garrant was born circa 1935 at Massachusetts, United States.1 
 She was the daughter of Joseph Charles Garrant and Rita LaPierre.1 
Death*Jan 29, 2010 Ruth Rita Garrant died on Jan 29, 2010 at Massachusetts, United States.1 
ObituaryJan 30, 2010  OBITUARY: NEW BEDFORD — Ruth Rita (Garrant) Baptiste, 74, of New Bedford, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2010, at Hathaway Manor, after a period of declining health. She was the widow of Joseph P. Baptiste; and daughter of the late Joseph and Rita (Lapierre) Garrant.

She was born in New Bedford and lived in Fairhaven and returned to New Bedford in 1979. She was formerly employed as a bookkeeper.

In her leisure time she enjoyed attending yard sales and meat raffles, but most of all she loved being with her family, grandchildren and her cat “Sassy.”

Survivors include her son, Robert J. Baptiste and his companion, Debbie Gautreau and her six children; two daughters, Sandra Baptiste and Sharon Rego, both of Freetown; five grandchildren; and a great- grandchild.

She was the mother of the late Steven Baptiste and sister of the late Delores Savaria.

Visitation will be Monday 5-7 PM at Rock Funeral Home. Her Funeral Services will be Tuesday in the Funeral Home at 10:30 AM followed by interment at Sacred Heart Cemetery.2
Burial*Feb 2, 2010 She was buried on Feb 2, 2010 at Sacred Heart Old Cemetery, New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States, Find A Grave Memorial# 173001285.3 


  1. [S79] Gravestones - Find-A-Grave, online
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