It is with sorrow we announce the passing of Ruth at the age of 81. She passed away peacefully in her residence at Fred Douglas Lodge Care Home.
Ruth leaves behind Edward her husband of 61 years, her daughters Teresa (Wayne), Deana (Bob) and Judy (Mark); and son Tom (Aynslee). She also leaves her grandchildren, great grandchildren, brothers Brien (Susan) and Dave; sister Helen (Les); sisters-in-law Ann and Peggy; plus many nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
We wish to thank ALL the staff at Fred Douglas Lodge (Oak Unit) for the wonderful care, compassion and love they’ve given Ruth over these past 5 years.
Cremation has taken place as per her wishes. A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.
Thank you also to Ashley Newton of Alterna Cremation for helping us navigate through this hard time.
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