2990 Church St., South Mountain, ON

Ruth Douglas (Nee Fraser) October 25, 1938 - June 2, 2018

Peacefully at the Hartford Retirement Residence on Saturday June 2, 2018. Ruth Douglas age 79 of Winchester. Beloved wife of Tom Douglas. Loving mother of Linda (Sam) Hornell, Debbie (Gary) Johnson and Jody (Mike) Simzer. Cherished Nanny of Jackie, Amanda, Stacey, Justin, Scott, Tyler, Sam Jr., Steven and 22 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Wes (Doris) Fraser. Predeceased by her parents Les (Grace) Fraser, her brother George (Helen) Fraser and her grandson Ryan Johnson.

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Ruth will rest at the Byers Funeral Home, 2990 Church Street, South Mountain (613-989-3836) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. A Funeral Service will be held at St. Clare’s Anglican Church, 2530 Falcon Drive, Winchester on Tuesday June 5, 2018 at 11 a.m. Interment Maple Ridge Cemetery, By Ruth’s request donations may be made to the St. Clare’s Anglican Church or the Canadian Cancer Society (Breast). Online condolences may be made at


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    Lynn Munro & Randy Marquette says

    Tommy and Family – We are so sorry to hear of Ruth’s passing. May your many cherished memories help you through the difficult days to come. Please accept our sincere condolences.

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    Sharon & Jim says

    Bagpipes are playing at Heaven’s gate today, Ruth is clapping and smiling at all who gathered to meet her! So blessed to be part of her circle.

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    Debbie and Terry Woods says

    We were so sorry to hear of Ruth’s passing. Our deepest condolences to Tom and family. Ruth was a wonderful lady may she RIP.

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    Sandra Benoit says

    Sending my deepest condolences to all on the loss of Ruth. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.

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    Blair and Kathy Hillis says

    Our condolences to all of the family.She was a special lady!
    BLair and Kathy Hillis

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    Barb & Ivan Whitteker says

    So sorry for your loss, such a lovely person. Thoughts and prayers are with the family.

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    Penny Barr says

    Tom and family,
    It was such a pleasure to have known Ruth. We shared many happy moments with always a good laugh together. I hope memories and photos with family help to ease your sadness over the difficult days to come.
    I will miss Ruth as will you all. You will be in my prayers. Penny Barr

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    Ann Brady & Family says

    Rest in peace dear Ruth, may your memory be for a blessing and your dear Tom and family be comforted tenderly.

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    Neil/Sharon Stewart says

    Neil and I always enjoyed our visit with you, Tom and Ruth. Such an upbeat couple. Sending prayers and hugs. Such wonderful memories to cherish.

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    John & Marian McMillan says

    Tommy and family we extend our deepest sympathy. We always enjoyed our visits with Ruth and you, Tom. Ruth was a great person. We will keep you in or thoughts and prayers.

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    Leeann Chamberlain says

    We were shocked and saddened to hear of Ruth’s passing. I hope she is having a grand reunion with Margret and mom in the next life.

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    Stan Woods says

    So sorry to hear of Ruth’s passing, her ready smile and laugh will be missed by all. My condolences to the entire family and Tom, I wish I could be there to support you as you and Ruth were for me in my time of need.

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    Kathy Spruit says

    Tom, you and Ruth brought so much fun & laughter to so many people. I enjoyed our chats and treasure the times we spent together. I also looked forward to seeing you at St. Andrew’s Day service & Robbie Burns Day. Love those bagpipes! My thoughts & prayers are with you at this very sad time. I know you will miss Ruth very much. Xo

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    Deb Disheau says

    After not seeing Ruth for probably 40 some years…I was greeted with a big smile and Hi how are you. What a lovely person she was. My sincere condolences to the family. Deb Disheau(con & Brenda’s neice)

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    Traudy, Mitch & Rod Steck says

    Tommy, Linda, Debbie, Jody and families. Please accept our deepest sympathies on Ruth’s passing. May the memories you shared as a family help you through this difficult time.

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