Passed away at her home in Waterloo on Sunday, January 6, 2013 in her 89th year.
Predeceased by her husband, Alvin Nicholls; parents, Karl Barrs and Grace (Matheson) Stewart.
Ruth is survived by her daughter, Trudy Anderson and grandsons, Scott and Rob, and many relatives in Moncton, New Brunswick. Ruth was a member of the Horticultural Society for many years and involved in senior’s groups in the KW area. Cremation will take place. A private memorial service for family and close friends will be held at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Grand River Hospital Foundation may be arranged by contacting the funeral home at www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445.