Ruth died peacefully, surrounded by love, at Annie Brydon Lifecare on 31 August.
Cherished mother of Mary (Chamberlain), Martin, Gregory, Helen (MacGregor), Christopher, Anne (Corkran), Claire (Whareaitu), John, and Anthony. Ruth loved God, gardening and family. She was a creative poet and a wonderful role model for her 27 grandchildren, her 33 great grandchildren and her 2 great-great grandchildren.
If you would like to celebrate Ruth’s long legacy of love and faith, please join us for a Vigil at South Taranaki Funeral Services 268 High Street Hawera at 4.00pm on Sunday, 3rd September and a Funeral Mass at St Joseph’s Catholic Church Hawera 1.00pm Monday, 4th September followed by Internment at Hawera Cemetery.
The family welcomes donations to St Vincent de Paul in lieu of flowers. There will be a receptacle in the church to enable this.