Kimberley Ruth Keith
1964 - 2024
Kimberley Ruth Keith
Visitation Information
Friday, April 19, 2024
Visitation Time
6 - 8 PM
Visitation Location
Cobb's Funeral Home and Cremation Center
Service Information
Service Date
Saturday April 20, 2024
Service Time
11 AM
Service Location
Bethel Presbyterian Church, Coverdale Rd., Riverview
Burial Information
Burial Location
The Wesleyan Cemetery, Riverview
Requested Charity
The CHU Dumont Foundation (Dialysis Home Campaign or 4F Nephrology Unit)
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Kimberley Ruth Keith of Riverview passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2024, at the Dr. Georges-L Dumont University Hospital Center in Moncton with her loved ones at her side. Born in Saint John, she was the daughter of Blake Briggs and the late Carol (Toner) Briggs. When her parents were transferred out West, and Kim wanted to finish her schooling in Riverview she moved in with Bill and Bernice Hanson who became "Mama and Papa". The Hanson girls, Cathy (Ken); Peggy (Mark); and Natalie (Scott) became her adopted sisters and lifelong friends.  

Kim is survived by her father, Blake, brother Peter (Karen), nephews, Robert, Michael, David and Matthew, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Cousin, Ted (Carol) was a great support to Kim and was very close to her. She will be missed by her family, the Hanson Family, along with adopted nieces, nephews, (Katie, Amy, Matthew, Sean, Sarah, Ashley, and Emily), great nieces, and nephews (Connor, Cassie, Henry, Charlie, and Andi), and the Northrup/Speiran family with whom she had a special connection, especially, Cindy (Loren), and Calvin. 

Kim was predeceased by her mother Carol Briggs, her maternal and paternal grandparents, several aunts and uncles, and husband Derrick Keith.  

Kim worked in retail and customer service at various times over the years when her health allowed. She had an abundance of faith in God which helped get her through her 30+ year illness. She was an inspiration to whomever she met and has been described by many as "The Strongest Woman I Know".  

We all need a group of trusted friends who love us. Kim had that in Cathy Barter, Peggy Killaire, Brenda Carter, and Cindy Speiran who were inspired by her. Kim referred to them as her village. She loved her family, her "adopted" family, her village and their families, and her friends. 

Kim’s family and her village would like to thank the Hemodialysis Team and various specialists who cared for her over many years. They also wish to thank the wonderful team on 4F-Nephrology at the Dr. Georges-L Dumont University Hospital Center for caring for her over the past seven months and especially the team members who cared for her during her last days.  

The family will be receiving relatives and friends at Cobb’s Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 330 Whitepine Rd., Riverview (506-869-2007) on Friday, April 19, 2024, from 6 – 8 PM. A service celebrating her life will take place at the Bethel Presbyterian Church on April 20, 2024, at 11AM with Seth Crowell and Rev. Charles Cook presiding. (Please refrain from wearing scented products)


Kimberley Ruth Keith