Ruth Rita Brennan
Sat, 11/12/2016 - 5:00am News Staff
January 16, 1944 – November 2, 2016
Ruth Rita Brennan, age 72, of Gatesville, passed away Wednesday, November 2, 2016. Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m. today (Saturday), November 12, 2016, at Scott’s Funeral Home in Gatesville. Ruth was born on January 16, 1944, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to the late Thomas and Esther Stephenson Raiker. She attended school in Pennsylvania and graduated from Little Flower Catholic High School. She married Gerald Brennan Sr. on May 16, 1964. She worked at Killeen I.S.D., Little Rascals Day Care, and Gatesville Head Start. She enjoyed volunteer work, gardening, spending time with her grandchildren and caring for her dogs. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Brennan Sr.; sister, Rita Ruth Hughes; and brother, Thomas Leo Raiker. Ruth is survived by her daughters, Sarah Hall and husband, Richard of Gatesville and Irene Brennan of Gatesville; son, Jerry Brennan Jr. and wife, Jeni of Gatesville; grandchildren, Richard, Jeffery, Jerry, Michael, Sarah Marie, Brant, Dylan, Cadence and Phoebe; and greatgrandchildren, Jeremy, Kyndal, R.J. and Kaylin.