Passed away peacefully on January 13, 2015 at Banwell Gardens (formerly of Central Park Lodge and Bruce Avenue) at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late Edmund (1992). Loving mother of Ed (Pat), Joan Stiers (Arnold), Harry (Julie), Patricia Leighton (Rick), Janet Panek (Don), Daniel, and Mary-Anne Johnson (Craig). Predeceased by her parents Edwin and Hettie Paulton. Cherished grandmother of Michael, Anne-Marie, Ray, Suzanne, Stephanie, Alex, Elaine, and Scott. Also survived by eight great-grandchildren. Dear sister of the late Ted, Harry, Al, and Mary Mills. Survived by sisters in-law Beulah, and Irene Bellaire. She will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Words cannot express our thanks for the devoted love shown to Ruth by the nurses and staff of Banwell Gardens. A special thank you to Moms’ Angels who watched over her for so many years. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Thursday, January 15, 2015 from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers Thursday 7:30 p.m. Funeral Service on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 9:15 a.m. from the Funeral Home then to Good Shepherd Parish (St. Gregory’s site 13789 St. Gregory Rd St. Clair Beach) for Funeral Mass 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Victoria Memorial Gardens Cemetery. In kindness, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Windsor Essex County Humane Society. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at

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