June 18, 1944 to May 14, 2018
of RR1 Atwood, passed away at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Monday May 14, 2018 at the age of 73. Ruth enjoyed knitting, embroidering, needlework and spending time with her family. Beloved wife of the late Russell Kirkpatrick who predeceased her in 2014. Loving mother of Richard, Roger (Kyla) and Cory. Special nana of Morgan, Jorja Jane, Jake and Tom. Sister and sister-in-law of Vivian Laidlaw, Marg Clarke, Cecil and Barb Clarke, Linda Rush, Cora and Hartley Bowins, Ivan and Crystal Kirkpatrick. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Clarence and Hazel (Raynard) Clarke, brother Harvey, brother-in-law Ken Laidlaw and sister-in-law Louise Clarke. In keeping with Ruth’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or funeral service. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to: North Perth Community Hospice 135 Main Street West Listowel, ON N4W 1A2 would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged by calling the funeral home or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on the Make a Donation link. Please forward your cheque directly to the charity at the above address.