Ruth Alma (nee Gibson) Schade
Ruth Alma (nee Gibson) Schade of Seaforth, formerly of Walton passed away suddenly at Maplewood Manor Retirement Home in Seaforth on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015. She was in her 84th year.
Ruth was the beloved wife of the late Kenneth Elgin Schade (September 2011) and the loving mother of Jane Hasty (Brock), Port Albert and Nancy Denham (Wayne), Seaforth. She was the cherished grandma of Jacquelyn and Jeffery Denham and special grandma of Denise Kreutzwiser and Anita Roston and the dear sister of Jack Gibson (Marion), Listowel; Ross Gibson (Sylvia), Wingham and sister-in-law of Marlene Gibson, Point Clark and Muriel Maier, Grand Bend. Ruth will also be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.
Ruth was predeceased by her parents Arnold and Elsie (nee Grosz) Gibson, brothers Jim and Bill Gibson, brother-in-law Howard Maier and nephew Greg Gibson.
Visitation was held at McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth on Friday, Oct. 23. The funeral service was held Saturday, Oct. 24. Rev. Mary Fletcher officiated. The pallbearers were Rob Elson, Brendan Smyth, David and Mark Gibson, Jim McNichol and Bryan Vincent. A reception followed at Cavan United Church, Winthrop. Interment took place on Monday, Oct. 26 at Fairview Cemetery, Listowel.
Memorial donations to Cavan United Church or the charity of one’s choice are appreciated and can still be made through the funeral home or by visiting Ruth’s online memorial at www.mcglynn familyfuneralhome.com