March 15, 1928 – July 28, 2010
Ruth McArthur of Calgary passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at the age of 82 years.
Ruth married Jack McArthur on October 6, 1951. After Jack passed away, Ruth spent most of her working career at the Bank of Nova Scotia, Lakeview Branch until her retirement in 1993. After her retirement, Ruth enjoyed traveling and saw many parts of the world. She was strong, independent, quick witted and had a great sense of humour. She loved playing cards, puzzles, cooking for her family and friends and most recently her computer; e-mailing and surfing for food recipes. Ruth was very generous, caring and compassionate and touched the lives of all who knew her, she was a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. Ruth was a devoted Christian who was a member of Grace Lutheran Church.
Ruth will be lovingly remembered by her son Ross McArthur (Betty Jean) of Calgary; granddaughters Roxanne Nobrega (Nelson) of Calgary, Rachelle Knisely (Scott) of Denver, CO and great granddaughter, three year old Charlize Knisely also of Denver, CO; brothers Gerald, Lorne and Mert; sisters Mildred, Florence, Elaine and Shirley and numerous nieces and nephews.
Ruth was predeceased by her husband Jack McArthur who died on July 5, 1973.
A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Saturday, August 14, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca. Thanks to Dr. Bassinger. A special thank you to the nurses in Unit 73 and the Physiotherapists at the Rockyview Hospital for their care, compassion and friendship.
In living memory of Ruth McArthur a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences