December 28, 1935 – Tsuu T’ina, Alberta
July 22, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta
Ruth Starlight of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at the age of 78 years.
Ruth participated in the Calgary Stampede at the Indian Village. She loved to play Bingo and was a hat trick bingo player. She also belonged to the Tsuu T’ina Woman’s Sewing Club, and worked at the Stampeder Inn for numerous years. She was a loving and humorous lady that enjoyed dressing in purple clothing.
Ruth is survived by her daughter Ruby Sitting Eagle Nee Starlight and son Carter Starlight, special grandson Cash (Elisha), Eugene (August), Roman (Malayh), Dhillion, Sarceena, Jewel, Malika, Shikila, Onesimus, Piase, Carlisha, special great-great-granddaughter Serenity, her adopted children April Rowan, Hank Schwartz, god children Tania Big Plume, Ivan Eagletail and sisters Christine, Gloria, and Doris (Wayne).
Ruth was predeceased by her daughter Rhonda Starlight, parents Dick and Louise, sisters Mary Starlight, Rita Loewen, brothers Albert and Ernest, special son Tyrone McGillis, and special son-in-law Edwin Sitting Eagle.
Wake Services will be held at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church (3700 Anderson Road S.W.) Tsuu T’ina Nation, AB on Wednesday July 23, 2014 at1:00 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at Sarcee Seven Chiefs Sportplex (3700 Anderson Road S.W.) on Thursday July 24, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Tsuu T’ina Cemetery (Tsuu T’ina Nation, AB). Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
The family would like to thank the staff at Tsuu T’ina Health Center and Home Care for the care and support provided to Ruth and her family.
In living memory of Ruth Starlight, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY S.W. Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences