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Smith, Ruth Audrey Loreen (née Burston) (Died)
appeared in Sentinel Review, 10 Jan 2014, B, p. 7, column 4
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SMITH, Ruth Audrey Loreen (nee Burston) - After a long life well lived, in her 93rd year, entered into rest peacefully on December 4th, 2013. Predeceased by her loving husband of 40 years, Dr. J Dwight Smith, and brothers Frank and Glen Burston. Devoted mother and grandmother. Survived by her five children, Shawn of Fredericton NB, Keith (Jan) of Burlington, Honor Mosey (John) of Minneapolis, MN, Kevin (Anne-Marie) of St. Catharines and Daintry Klein (Randy) of Burlington. Remembered by her 15 grandchildren; Haley Fiorenza (Frank), Drew, Krissy, Geoff, Lindsay and Cam Smith, Reid, Kate and Jack Mosey, Madeleine, Siobhan, Virginia and Berkeley Smith, Aly and Hannah Klein; and first great granddaughter Emilia Fiorenza. Born in Stratford and raised in London, Ruth was a graduate of the Royal Victoria School of Nursing, Montreal, 1944 and University of Western Ontario BSc (Nursing) in 1945. She was an active member of St. David's United Church in Woodstock and Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville. A world traveller and bridge player, Ruth routinely began her day reading the business section of the national newspaper preceded only by a critical review of the daily bridge hand. If desired, memorial donations to World Vision or the Lung Association would be appreciated by the family. Memorial service to be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville, ON, on Saturday, January 18th, 2014 at 11 am

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10 Jan 2014
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4 Dec 2013
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.13339 Longitude: -80.7497
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Smith, Ruth Audrey Loreen (née Burston) (Died)