Ruth Robertson of Calgary, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 12, 2007 at the age of 90 years.
Jim and Ruth made the move from Winnipeg to Calgary in 1962 and through this endured long friendships with both their neighbours and the C.P.R. crowd. Ruth’s active life centered around her home, where she taught piano lessons to young students in the Forest Lawn area.
Ruth will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by her son and daughter-in-law, Graham and Leslyie and by her grandson Jay and his wife Leslie. She is also remembered by her close-knit family, sister-in-law Alice Reid; niece Susan, her husband Tim Creelman and their family, Matthew and Elizabeth as well as Leslyie’s parents, Stewart and Edith Egglestone. Ruth was predeceased by her loving husband Jim in 2001 and by her brother Harold in 1999.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Wednesday, January 17, 2007 at 2:30 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 St. N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca. The family wishes to express their deepest gratitude to the wonderful staff at the Father Lacombe Centre for the kind, loving and compassionate care given to Ruth over the last year.
In living memory of Ruth Robertson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences