It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of a beautiful soul, Ruth Elaine Smith (Dupuis) on December 17, 2017 at the age of 83. She is predeceased by her loving husband Tony (Sonny), her mother and father, Alice and Frank Smith, of Stratford, Ontario, and sister June Chessell (Bruce) of Mitchell, Ontario. She is survived by her brother, Jack (Ursula) Mattimore, of Toledo, Ohio and brother- in- law Jean Paul Dupuis, Florida. Ruth is also survived by her children, Tony (Lane), Denis, Gary (Bonnie), and Nancy (Michael), her grandchildren Krista, Amanda (Nicolas), Gregory, Sean (Kenzie), Eric, Mikaela, and Hannah and great grandson, Caelan. As well as other nephews, nieces and their families of the Chessell’s, Wells, and Mattimore Clans in Canada and the United States.
Ruth, was always known for her compassion and devotion to helping others, through her nursing and caregiving careers in the RCAF, in North Bay, in Borden, and at the Wales Home in Richmond. She was also known for the unconditional love she showed to the family she valued so much. Through these kind words, her family members shows their love,
“Mom, everyone that knew you has been blessed by your love, and we carry that torch, in your memory. We thank you”
Memorial Service to be held at a future date.
In lieu of flowers please offer donations to a local food bank during this Christmas Season.