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HENRY, Ruth Alma

Dec 12, 2019 - Apr 15, 2018

Ruth Alma Henry (Johnston) has left us peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday April 15th,2018 at Garry J Armstrong in Ottawa. Born December 12, 1922 in Matawatchan to Mable and Robert Johnston. Predeceased by 13 brothers and sisters. Survived by brother Murray Johnston and sister Gladys Moiser. Loved by her children Susan, Bobby(Janice) , Shirley and Moe. She will be greatly missed by 11 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren. Also loved by many nieces and nephews.

We would like to extend our sincere appreciation to all the staff at Garry J Armstrong who went beyond their call of duty during this difficult time.

A family burial will be held in Renfrew at a later date as per her wishes.

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14 Comments

  1. Judy Scobie May 6, 2018 at 5:47 pm - Reply

    Dear Shirley, Bob, Moe, Susan and families:
    Brent and I send our heartfelt condolences.
    Aunt Ruth was a lovely lady and a special Aunt. She always made me feel welcome and she had a great ability to induce laughter. I will always remember her with love and fond memories.

  2. Dennis Johnston May 6, 2018 at 12:30 pm - Reply

    Shirley, Bob, Moe and Susan:
    So very sorry to hear of Aunt Ruth’s passing. She was a great lady and I will always remember her laugh. When I was taking my mechanic apprentice ship I used to go to her place for lunch sometimes and she always had a bowel of soup ready for me. We always had a good chat and it would always lighten up my day. Sending my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Gary Johnston May 6, 2018 at 3:56 am - Reply

    Very sorry to hear that Aunt Ruth has passed. I’ll always remember her as a kind person with a great sense of humour. My sympathy to the family.

  4. Nancy Lance May 6, 2018 at 3:21 am - Reply

    Dear Shirley, Bobby, Moe & Susan:
    I am so sorry to hear of Aunt Ruth’s passing. She was such a fun loving aunt with a great sense of humour. My thoughts & prayers are with you all.
    Nancy & Bud

  5. Dwight Johnston May 6, 2018 at 2:56 am - Reply

    My condolences to all the family. I will always have good memories of aunt Ruth, particularly her pleasant personality and her great sense of humour.

  6. Eleanore Keon April 20, 2018 at 5:04 am - Reply

    My condolences Janice to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  7. Eleanore Keon April 20, 2018 at 5:03 am - Reply

    My condolences Janice to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  8. Melissa Henry April 19, 2018 at 3:21 pm - Reply

    Love you Grama Ruth. 💜 Gracie-Mae Alma Ann will carry on a part of your beautiful name. I’m blessed to have been loved by you. Rest in peace .

  9. Errol Johnston April 19, 2018 at 1:33 am - Reply

    Dear Shirley, Bob, Moe, and Sue thinking of all you in your time of sorrow. Aunt Ruth came and helped Caroline and our family years ago in Belleville, Ont. She was always helping out, she was a good person. Hope to see you all soon. Love Errol and family.

  10. Orla Lambert-Nickell and Lonnie Nickell April 18, 2018 at 3:18 pm - Reply

    Dear Shirley and family, I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of your dear Mother. What a lovely lady she was and very much loved. God bless you all in your time of sorrow.

  11. S Robillard April 18, 2018 at 8:34 am - Reply

    Sue, I’m so sorry to hear of your moms passing. I know you have lots of memories to keep in your heart. Please give my condolences to the rest of the family. Sending love ❤️ Sherry,Chad,Sylvia and Abi

  12. Cathy April 18, 2018 at 12:08 am - Reply

    Dearest Susan, Bobby(Janice), Shirley, Moe and Gang. Wishing you comfort as you tell her stories and remember how much she loved you. Dad, Linda and I LOVED her turkey sandwiches and her crazy Halloween costumes back in the day. Rest well God Mom Aunt Ruth. We love you.

  13. Connie April 17, 2018 at 11:17 pm - Reply

    When I think of you I can only smile remembering all the fun we had playing cards at your place whenever I got to sleep over, or later on, having lunch when I was working around the corner from you. Your laughter was contagious! Love you, Aunt Ruth

  14. TraceyHenry April 17, 2018 at 7:31 pm - Reply

    Will always have our memories, and will always carry you in my heart Grandma xo 💕

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Judy Scobie

Dear Shirley, Bob, Moe, Susan and families: Brent and I send our heartfelt condolences. Aunt Ruth was a lovely lady and a special Aunt. She always made me feel welcome and she had a great ability to induce laughter. I will always remember her with love and fond memories.

Dennis Johnston

Shirley, Bob, Moe and Susan: So very sorry to hear of Aunt Ruth's passing. She was a great lady and I will always remember her laugh. When I was taking my mechanic apprentice ship I used to go to her place for lunch sometimes and she always had a bowel of soup ready for me. We always had a good chat and it would always lighten up my day. Sending my thoughts and prayers.

Gary Johnston

Very sorry to hear that Aunt Ruth has passed. I'll always remember her as a kind person with a great sense of humour. My sympathy to the family.

Nancy Lance

Dear Shirley, Bobby, Moe & Susan: I am so sorry to hear of Aunt Ruth’s passing. She was such a fun loving aunt with a great sense of humour. My thoughts & prayers are with you all. Nancy & Bud

Dwight Johnston

My condolences to all the family. I will always have good memories of aunt Ruth, particularly her pleasant personality and her great sense of humour.

Eleanore Keon

My condolences Janice to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Eleanore Keon

My condolences Janice to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Melissa Henry

Love you Grama Ruth. 💜 Gracie-Mae Alma Ann will carry on a part of your beautiful name. I'm blessed to have been loved by you. Rest in peace .

Errol Johnston

Dear Shirley, Bob, Moe, and Sue thinking of all you in your time of sorrow. Aunt Ruth came and helped Caroline and our family years ago in Belleville, Ont. She was always helping out, she was a good person. Hope to see you all soon. Love Errol and family.

Orla Lambert-Nickell and Lonnie Nickell

Dear Shirley and family, I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of your dear Mother. What a lovely lady she was and very much loved. God bless you all in your time of sorrow.

S Robillard

Sue, I’m so sorry to hear of your moms passing. I know you have lots of memories to keep in your heart. Please give my condolences to the rest of the family. Sending love ❤️ Sherry,Chad,Sylvia and Abi

Cathy

Dearest Susan, Bobby(Janice), Shirley, Moe and Gang. Wishing you comfort as you tell her stories and remember how much she loved you. Dad, Linda and I LOVED her turkey sandwiches and her crazy Halloween costumes back in the day. Rest well God Mom Aunt Ruth. We love you.

Connie

When I think of you I can only smile remembering all the fun we had playing cards at your place whenever I got to sleep over, or later on, having lunch when I was working around the corner from you. Your laughter was contagious! Love you, Aunt Ruth

TraceyHenry

Will always have our memories, and will always carry you in my heart Grandma xo 💕

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