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Ruth Ellen Maccaul

Ruth Ellen MacCaul, 92 passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, December 14, 2017.
Ruth was the daughter of Frederick Dagley and Susan (Bauld) Dagley. She was pre-deceased by husband Sherman MacCaul, Sisters Margurite Dagley at infancy, Marjorie Bean and Sylvia Norman, brothers Maurice Dagley, Fred Dagley, Donald Dagley, Charles Dagley and Richard Dagley
Ruth is survived by Nieces Susan MacLeod, Judith LaCombe, Nancy Leydon, Cathy Dagley, Cheryl Lavoie, Rhonda Henderson, Suzie Sanchez, Marsha Bean, Ruth MacGarry, Sue Livingston and nephews Jack Dagley, Brian Dagley, Bill Bean, Charles Bean, Sisters in law Rita Dagley, Janet Dagley and Brother in Law Richard MacCaul and several great nieces and nephews.
Ruth’s first career was a hair stylist in Prince Edward Island, then returning to Liverpool for a position at Queens General Hospital in Patient Records Department and reception. She was a member of the IODE Gorham Chapter, Liverpool, A member of the Liverpool United Baptist Church and the WWT of the Liverpool Baptist Church.
Ruth, with husband Sherman, travelled to various locations in Canada and the US with Sherman’s home-made Truck Camper. They enjoyed these travels and met so many wonderful friends whom they stayed in contact with for many years. Ruth was great at personal letter writing and corresponded with so many people she met, including relatives and acquaintances. She had numerous photo albums with precious memories of her travels and of family outings, etc.
Living in LaBelle, Queens County during the summer months at their cottage in the past were special times. Ruth and Sherman welcomed family and visitors to share this beautiful natural environment. They were naturalists enjoying the wonderful outdoors.
Ruth was an avid Bridge game player and always enjoyed the times with her lady friends. She enjoyed a good cup of tea and always had tea times in the afternoon everyday. She especially enjoyed visits from Lois Sparkes and Janet Dagley. Charlotte White’s baked goods were a real treat for her. Her door was always open for a visit from friends. She was the last resident to have built and lived in her home for over 65 years on College Street in Liverpool.
She appreciated the support of neighbours and friends over the years, especially Bob Brogan who was a great neighbour and “looked after his women on the street” delivering mail and water daily.
A special recognition to Joanne Fancy, Ruth’s caregiver for several years, a real “Gem” Ruth said. Also Ann Buchanan and Doris Taylor who cared for Ruth in the past.
Recently during Ruth’s failing health, a team of caregivers helped Ruth immensely in her last days. Tracy Samuels, Mary Whalen, Darlene Connolly and Dale Wentzell were angels helping Ruth be comfortable in her last days and the care of Doctor Garry Morash was exceptional.
Ruth had a special place in her heart for her niece Susan MacLeod, who looked after her many and diverse needs which enabled Ruth to stay in her home until her passing as per her request.
Ruth was cremated under the direction of Chandlers Funeral Services. A service will be held at the Liverpool United Baptist Church, Main Street Liverpool, Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 11 am. Interment in the Zion United Church Cemetery on College Street, Liverpool. No flowers by request, donations to the Liverpool Baptist Church Choir or the Queens- Lunenburg Autism Society. Online condolences may be made to


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