Bath – Gertrud “Trudy” Ratcliffe, 80, of Bath died peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at the Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn. She spent her last days surrounded by all those who loved her.
Trudy was a small town girl from Germany who met and married Phillip B. Ratcliffe, a southern boy in the United States Navy. An unlikely pair who were a perfect balance, they were the best of friends. Together, they made a home wherever the military sent them before finally retiring in Bath in 1980.
She was predeceased by her husband, Phillip in 2009.
She is survived by her daughter, Renate Masse and her fiancé Fran Butler, her daughter Kimberly McIntire and her husband Dean; a son, Roger Willingham; 5 grandchildren, Ryan Masse and his wife Sara, Dennis Masse and his wife Stephanie, Nathan McIntire and his wife Jessica, Kathryn Brown and her husband Dustin and James McIntire and his partner Brie Ross; 3 great grandchildren, Eloise, Brooks and Alexis.
Her beautiful kind heart will be remembered by all that knew her.
In lieu of flowers, if you would like to make a donation in Trudy’s name, send to: Androscoggin Hospice House, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, Me 04210
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date to be announced.
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Androscoggin Hospice House
236 Stetson Road, Auburn ME 04210