A. Ruth Macartney

a. macartney

August 22, 1928 ~ May 1, 2016

Resided in: Pueblo, CO

A. Ruth Macartney, 87, passed away May 1, 2016. Preceded in death by her husband, Brian Macartney. Ruth is survived by children, John Macartney, Ann Macartney, James Macartney (Susan Caple), Paul Macartney, Stephen Macartney (Kim Petersen), Rebekah (Brian) Thimmig, Kathryn Macartney and Bridget (Brian) Cardwell. Ruth was a school teacher for Pueblo District #60. She was a member of Pueblo Choral Society, NEA, CEA and PEA. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at Ascension Episcopal Church, 420 W. 18th St. Memorials may be made direct to the Ascension Church Music Program, 420 W. 18th St., Pueblo, CO 81003 or the Pueblo Chorale Society, P.O. Box 3780, Pueblo, CO 81005. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Ann and the Macartney family, I’am so sorry for the loss of your mom. She was such a special fellow teacher at Irving Elementary! I learned many many things from her. Your in my thoughts and prayers.
    God Bless!

  2. On behalf of the Pueblo Choral Society, we wish to send the Macartney family our condolences. Ruth was a lover of music, and often spoken of as a joy and asset to our organization. She will be missed! Our thoughts, prayers and gratitude go out to her children and grandchildren! Jennifer Rudnik, President ~ Pueblo Choral Society

  3. Coach Brockman,

    I went back to Cetennial with my wife and my sister yesterday. It was the first time I have been back since I graduated. Seeing the Hall of Fame and walking through the hallways by your office brought back a flood of good memories. My mom may have passed, but the memories will always remain. Thank you for your kind words, and best wishes to you and your family.

    Steve Macartney

  4. John, Jamie, Paul and Steve, my condolences to you all. I was visiting my mom a few weeks ago and had heard that your mom was not well. I loved singing with her in choir and growing up with her as another mom at church….truly wonderful memories that I will cherish. Blessings to you all,
    Lynn Logan Chavez
    Los Lunas, NM

  5. So sorry to hear this. Wishing the best for the entire Macartney family.
    Coach Tom Brockman

  6. Ruth was such a sweet soul… I know she is in heaven but my heart goes out to her family. I am sorry for your loss and grateful I was able to know this lovely lady. I remember her singing patriotic songs at Primrose Veterans Day ceremonies, classics during Ice Cream Social ragtime piano sing-a-longs, and not to forget her serenades to Lucas Dog. Always with that beautiful smile and spark in her eyes. Love you Ruth

  7. To the McCarney family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I truly loved Ruth and enjoyed working with her so many years ago. Please, if there is anything I can do, please let me know.

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