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doug sands pledged to donate to Juravinski Hospital
Monday, May 6, 2019Many loving memories.
Tina Catalano pledged to donate to Canadian Cancer Society
Friday, April 26, 2019A small donation to a great cause in loving memory of a beautiful loving and caring woman, Ruth Ann.
Linda Brzozowski posted a condolence
Friday, April 26, 2019Dear Bruce and family, My deepest condolences reaches out to you and your family in the passing of a dear childhood friend. Ruth Ann was often nicknamed 'Tuffy' or 'Bones' in her early years growing up in St. Williams and it was always used as an endearment because she was a tough bony little sole who had that warm sweet smile. I remember one day at the St. Williams Public School, Tuffy and I was having a girl talk session at recess and I said a not-so-nice word out of my mouth that shocked me and embarrassed me even more at Tuffy's reaction ... 'you swore! I have never heard you swear before!' Well Ruth Ann, I want to let you know after all those years I have never used the 'word' since as I often think of that moment. You will always be a happy memory in my heart. God bless you always, Linda Brzozowski (Woodward)
Ed and Joyce Doerksen posted a condolence
Wednesday, April 24, 2019Hi Bruce! So sorry to hear of Ruth Ann's passing! I will be thinking about you and your girls at this time. I am really sorry I can't be at the memorial on Saturday, I have a previous engagement I have to attend. The best to you, and maybe we can touch base at a later day. Ed
Roy Dietrich pledged to donate to Juravinski Hospital
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Denton McBride pledged to donate to Canadian Cancer Society
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Dave Walker.. posted a condolence
Thursday, April 18, 2019Hi Bruce and family. What you said is so correct Bruce, as it’s seven years now since Ailsa passed. Being on your own after such a long partnership takes it’s toll for a while, but with good friends and family you’ll make it OK. Always available if you need to talk or walk. Dave.
Debbie and Jim Varga posted a condolence
Thursday, April 18, 2019Bruce and family, Our deepest sympathy on your loss. I worked with Ruth Ann for several years at Sacred Heart School and we became good friends. She was a beautiful lady inside and out. She will be dearly missed. Debbie and Jim Varga
Debbie Varga and Mr. James Varga pledged to donate to Juravinski Hospital
Thursday, April 18, 2019In memory of Ruth Ann Dietrich and friend and co-worker of ours.
Ron Hobbs posted a condolence
Wednesday, April 17, 2019Hi Bruce. Just want you and your family to know how sorry Kathy and I are to hear of Ruth Ann's passing. We will always remember her as a very warm and friendly person with never a bad word to say of anybody. I know from our conversations when we were working together that the two of you were very much in love with each other and your girls and there families. She will be missed by all who knew her. Unfortunately we will be away on the 27th but you will be in our hearts. Ron & Kathy
Formosa Lioness posted a condolence
Wednesday, April 17, 2019Our deepest sympathy on your loss. Formosa Lioness
David, Karen Smith & Family posted a condolence
Tuesday, April 16, 2019Bruce Kerry & Rachel, we are so sorry and shocked to hear of Ruth Ann's passing, you and your families are in our thoughts. We know she will surely be missed by many. Please take care, your old neighbours from St. Williams.
Dan and Peggy Dietrich posted a condolence
Tuesday, April 16, 2019Dear Bruce, We were so sorry to hear of Ruth Ann's passing. We know God has a final plan for each of us but we always hope it will not be for anyone this young. We are praying for you and your family and plan to be with you on the 27th. Peg and Dan
Denny and Pam McBride posted a condolence
Tuesday, April 16, 2019Dear Bruce and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Ruth Ann was a true friend and was such a pleasure to be with. Our evenings of playing cards and enjoying times together will not be forgotten. We had such nice talks when we walked each day winter or summer. May she rest in peace. Will always be remembered and never forgotten.
Brenda Vetrone posted a condolence
Monday, April 15, 2019Dear Bruce and family, You are in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time. Ruth Ann was such a warm and loving person and you only had to talk to her for a moment to realize how fulfilled she was and that her Family meant everything to her. The picture chosen really captures her glow and the pride and love she held for each member of her entire family. She was loving and kind to so many - she would often cross the road to talk to my Mom while she was walking in Port Dover - and it made Mom's day! I shall always treasure my memories sitting with Ruth Ann and her sister(s) catching up on the children and grandchildren, laughing and recounting a few good farm stories too! This verse has brought me some comfort and I pray it may bring some to you as well. "Those we love don't go away They walk beside us everyday Unseen, unheard but always near Still loved and missed and very dear"
Frank Salvi posted a condolence
Monday, April 15, 2019Bruce, sorry to hear the loss of your wife Our deepest condolences Frank and Gisella
MARK L SQUIZZATO posted a condolence
Sunday, April 14, 2019Bruce So sorry to hear of your loss. Please feel free to stop by or call at any time. Mark Squizzato
Dave Jenkins posted a condolence
Sunday, April 14, 2019Bruce, Kerry and Rachel and to all the family. My deepest sympathy to you all. I will remember Ruth Ann as the smallest of the 5 Ponting sisters but mighty for sure. I’ll also remember her laugh and her smile and her beauty as a person that came straight from her heart May I share the following phrases that I shared with those who joined with us at the time of my daughter Maggie’s passing When there are no words There are only hugs When there are tears There is love I will miss my cousin
Wendy Vervaet posted a condolence
Sunday, April 14, 2019Ruth Ann was a wonderful friend and fellow Educational Assistant coworker that shared the dedication, passion and love of special needs children. It was wonderful to have recently shared a lengthy conversation about our families and especially grandchildren...the joys of our lives. God’s chose you to join him far too soon from this life journey and we can only continue to keep the faith and believe that we will join you again one day. Rest In Peace, Ruth Ann.
Al Saville posted a condolence
Sunday, April 14, 2019So sorry to here, our thoughts are with you.
John E. Anderson posted a condolence
Sunday, April 14, 2019My deepest condolences for the loss of your wife, mother and grandmother.
Vince Marchesano posted a condolence
Sunday, April 14, 2019Dear Bruce and family. So sorry to hear of Ruth Anne’s passing I extend my deepest condolences may she Rest In Peace.
Nick and Linda Mitro posted a condolence
Sunday, April 14, 2019Dear Bruce and family. So sorry to hear of Ruth Anne’s passing. Very lovely lady. Always great to chat with. She will be sadly missed. Our prays and thoughts are with you.
Sue Defreyne posted a condolence
Saturday, April 13, 2019I worked Ruth Ann just before she retire and she was so lovely! She certainly loved her work but loved her family so much more! I will remember by her smile and compassion she shared with everyone. Keeping her and her family in my prayers.
Linda Horton Taylor posted a condolence
Saturday, April 13, 2019Condolences to all Ruth Ann's family and friends. So I say good bye to a long time old friend. I'll miss seeing your smiling face and warm greetings. You're going to the most wonderful place before me, however one day in the future, I will be right behind you, walking on that gravel road, where we will see each other as when we were children. With such fond memories.
Joe and Brenda Vetrone pledged to donate to Juravinski Hospital
Saturday, April 13, 2019Our sincerest sympathies and love to the family. Ruth Ann was a bright light taken too early.
Andrew Pankratz posted a condolence
Saturday, April 13, 2019I was always welcomed by your beautiful smile, a big hug and kind words. I have so many great memories that I will treasure forever. I’m honoured to call you my auntie.
Rosey Guidolin posted a condolence
Saturday, April 13, 2019It is with sadness that I read of Ruth Ann's passing. Along with those who worked with her, I add my condolences to her family and friends. Ruth Ann's smile and kind words and ways were always appreciated. To her family, may memories surround you with love... may stories bring moments of happiness...may the kind thoughts and prayers of others sustain you during these days of sadness...Many blessings.
Michael Roche posted a condolence
Saturday, April 13, 2019Dear Bruce, Kerry and Rachel, Greatest condolences on the loss of your beautiful, caring wife and mother. Treasure your memories: we will miss her so much.
Kathleen Jones posted a condolence
Saturday, April 13, 2019I was shocked to hear the sad news. I know you have many happy memories of your mom and wife. Please accept my sincere condolences!
Linda Elku posted a condolence
Friday, April 12, 2019Dear Bruce & Family, Ruth Ann was a super person and a talented and caring Educational Assistant. We enjoyed many wonderful memories together when she assisted me in my classroom. We had not seen each other for years but her smile and caring heart will forever be remembered. “God gives us love, Someone to love He lends us!”
Donna Parsons posted a condolence
Friday, April 12, 2019Dear Gladys! I am very sorry about the loss of your sister. My deepest sympathy goes to you and your family. God Bless! Big hug to you! Donna
Dianne LESAGE posted a condolence
Friday, April 12, 2019My deepest sympathy to Bruce and family in the loss of Ruth Ann She was an excellent EA and I am very thankful to have had her helping me in my classroom. When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure.
Peter and Lorraine posted a condolence
Friday, April 12, 2019To a very dear friend that we will miss dearly and never forget.
Kerry Colantonio and Rachel van Romondt posted a condolence
Friday, April 12, 2019In loving memory of our mom Ruth Ann Dietrich. We were so blessed to have had you in our lives, and are so saddened to lose you this early. You left your impression on who we are forever, and all that is good in us we owe to you.
Bruce Dietrich posted a condolence
Friday, April 12, 2019She is the love of life, my soulmate, my best friend.they say when two people marry they become one. I now know what that means, because I now feel like half of a person.
Art & Rose Missere posted a condolence
Friday, April 12, 2019We lost someone with a heart of gold Who was more to us then wealth untold Without farewell she fell asleep With only memories for us to keep We have lost But God has gained One of the best The world contained Love always
Trish Sutherland posted a condolence
Friday, April 12, 2019My sister was such a wonderful daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, sister-in-law and friend. She was always so giving and caring. She had a heart of gold and it showed in how much she loved and adored her family. They meant the world to her. She was a spitfire and it was evident through her ordeal in the hospital. She may have been little but she was mighty and a fighter. I am blessed to have had her as a sister and will cherish all our wonderful memories. She will be missed more than you can imagine. A piece of my heart is with her. My heart is broken. A wise young man said to me there is another angel in heaven. God got a good one. That he did. God Bless my girl. Rest in Peace.
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Friday, April 12, 2019