THISTLE – Ruth E., 85, of Brooklyn, Queens County, passed away peacefully in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool on Monday, February 7th, 2011 with her family by her side.
Born in Lockeport, she was a daughter of the late Percy and Maude (Townsend) Blades.
She will be remembered as a wonderful loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great, great grandmother, neighbor and friend.
She is survived by her daughters: Joan Fraser (Bill Gibson) of Halifax, Audrey “Billie” Wamboldt (Meredith Dauphinee) of Bridgewater, Bonnie (Dave) MacDonald of Timberlea and Joy (Bob) Young of Stratford, P.E.I.. Sons: John Jr. “Jack” (Wendy) of Brooklyn, Clay (Myra) of Milton and Randy (Debbie) of Dryden, ON. 16 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Adopted sister Yvonne Cotter of East Green Harbor.
She was predeceased by her husband John, infant grandson Richard, granddaughter Tamara “Tammy’ Fraser and sisters Gladys Silver, Ethel Pyne and Marjorie Foote.
Visitation will be Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 from 7 until 9 p.m. and funeral service will be held Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 1:00 p.m., both in Chandlers’ Funeral Chapel, Liverpool. Lay Minister Peter Anthony officiating. Burial will be in Zion United Cemetery, Payzant Street, Liverpool. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Queens General Hospital Collaborative Care Unit. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal.” – Irish headstone
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