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Gertrude Ruth Kearney

April 9, 1924 — December 14, 2022

New Britain, formerly of Waterbury

Gertrude Ruth Kearney

Mrs. Gertrude Ruth (Larson) Kearney, 98, passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2022, at the Jerome Home in New Britain. She was the loving wife of the late John Kearney.

Gertrude was born April 9, 1924 in Bristol, CT a daughter of the late Gustuv and Alida Larson and was a longtime Waterbury resident. She was a graduate of Leavenworth High School. Gertrude earned her nursing assistant certification and had worked at Wolcott View Manor retiring after many years of service.

She leaves her daughter Doreen Kearney of Waterbury, five grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her daughter Carol Blanchet, her brother Einar Larson and her sisters, Elsie Johnson, Ellen Kennedy and Agnes Leary.

Funeral services in celebration of Gertrude's life with burial in Old Pine Grove Cemetery will be held privately. The Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Waterbury has care of arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter 200 Executive Boulevard Southington, CT 06489-1058.

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Alderson-Ford Funeral Home - Waterbury

496 Chase Ave, Waterbury, CT 06704

Services for Gertrude will be celebrated privately.

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