Passed away peacefully at Stayner Nursing Home on Tuesday December 9, 2014 in her 92nd year. Gertie of Stayner, beloved wife of the late Arnott Carruthers (2012). Loving mother of Helen (Don), Mitch (Rosemarie), Glenn (Willene), Brent (Mary Ann), Greg (Bonnie) and the late Paul. Dear grandmother of Glenn, Dave, Krista, Paula, Jim, Wes, Martha, Marisca, Bryan, Bill, Katrina and many great-grandchildren. Also survived by her sisters-in-law Edna Sinclair and Laurene English. Predeceased by her brother Bill Mitchell. Gertie will also be missed by her many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at theNewspaper1, 7313 Highway 26, Stayner (705-428-2637) on Friday December 12, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Funeral Service will follow the visitation, in the Chapel at 1 p.m.. Cremation with interment at Stayner Union Cemetery at a later date. If desired, donations in Gertie’s memory may be made to the Parkinson Society, Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society. For further information and to sign the Book of memories, log on to

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