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CHEMNEY, Ruth Pauline

April 19, 1941 – London, Ontario
October 24, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Ruth Chemney, of Calgary, AB, passed away on October 24, 2018 at the age of 77 years.

Ruth’s greatest achievement was becoming a Nurse’s Aid. She enjoyed playing bingo, and loved her cats. She would often spend time camping, quilting, and reading books.

Ruth is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne Chemney, Mike and Tina Chemney; daughter and son-in-law, Kenda and Mike Meghji; grandchildren, Sam Meghji, J.J. Meghji, Lesly Neve, and Robert William; sisters, Rita Wilton, and Jean Ormandy; brothers Gord Topham, and Henry Topham; and several nieces and nephews.

A Public Service of Remembrance will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Eastside, 5388 Memorial Drive N.E., Calgary, AB) on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow at the funeral home. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Ruth Chemney, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E., Calgary, AB, T2A 3V9, Telephone: 403- 248-8585.

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  1. I can’t be with you at this time but the love I had for you will last until we meet again. I love you Aunt Ruth

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  2. My heart is heavy for every one whose had the honour of having Ruth a part of their lives. It’s a loss we all feel to the core sending my love and condolences to her immediate family and friends. I have to say that smile of hers is truly unforgettable and could have chosen a more perfect photo, it’s exactly how I remember her as I’m sure she wouldn’t want it any other way. LOVE ALWAYS

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  3. Beverley Topham :

    Mike, Wayne and Kenda;
    Bev and I are so sorry for your loss; Your mom was a special person and will be missed by many.
    She was a special part of the Topham family and we are sorry.
    Brother Gord and Family

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  4. Gordon Topham :

    Mike, Wayne and Kenda
    Bev and I are so sorry for your loss.
    Ruth was a special person and will be missed by many.
    She was a special part of the Topham family over the years. She always had a smile on her face. Thinking of you all at this time.

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  5. Wayne, Mike and Kenda
    I am so very sorry for your loss.
    Ruth was so special and I know I will never find another friend like your mom. I was so blessed and am so thankful that she was my friend for so many years. She will never be replaced and my condolences go out to all of you.

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  6. Andrea Chemney :

    Mike Wayne Kenda
    Thinking of you at this time.
    Andrea Chemney

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  7. Kathy Greason :

    I am so sorry for your loss Aunt Ruth was a very special person I can’t be with you right now but just remember my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you go through this time in your life Kathy

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  8. My condolences to your family….My mother your aunt Eileen also sends her condolences. We always miss Dianne Ru my mother your aunt Eileen also sent her condolences. We have missed aunt Ruth over the years Wish we lived closer.

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  9. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time. Ruth was a fantastic lady with a great semse on humor. She will be missed by all who she knew and loved.
    Cathy, Dan, Rebecca, Andrew, Bear, Diamond and Peaches Klepic

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  10. There are some who bring a light so great to the world, that even after they are gone the light remains.
    We are heartbroken at the news of Ruth’s passing. You are all in our thoughts as you go through this difficult time.
    Love and hugs to her entire family.
    John Wilton and Linda

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  11. Marian mckiernon :

    Condolences to family. A great person will miss special teas and quilts. Great conversations. A special friends always,thank you for being there

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