Rita Cruthirds Gilbert McCue passed away in Marietta, GA on Tuesday, December 24, 2013. She was born in New Orleans on April 15, 1917, daughter of Hanna Metzler Cruthirds and John Cruthirds. Rita was the beloved wife of the late Larry Gilbert, Jr. by first marriage and the late William McCue by second marriage. Beloved mother of Patricia M. Vilardo (John), Gayle M. Chaisson (Louis), Debra M. DeBarbieris (Glenn), Michael McCue, Daniel McCue (Jodi) and the late William McCue, Jr., sister of the late Anna Mae Steltz and the late John Cruthirds. Rita is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
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A Memorial Mass will be celebrated in New Orleans in the spring of 2014. Interment will be in St. Patrick #1 Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed at www.legacy.com
Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Jan. 4 to Jan. 5, 2014