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TROTTIER, Ruth Muriel

May 13, 1937 – Innisfail, Alberta
January 10, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ruth Trottier on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at the age of 81.

Ruth was one of those rare people you meet in life who was as beautiful on the outside as she was on the inside. She spent much of her free time volunteering for various organizations including the Bowness Community Association and the Foothills United Church. Always working on improving herself, Ruth took courses and became a secretary. Appreciated for her sunny disposition and work ethic, her co-workers joked that if they couldn’t find her at her desk, she was probably cleaning out the fridge in the lunch room! Ruth enjoyed many activities such as playing cards, gardening, dancing and camping, especially with the Happy Wanderers’ Trailer Club. Best remembered as a loving mother and wife, Ruth created a wonderful home for her family where they enjoyed fantastic meals and good times with friends, relatives, and grandchildren.

Ruth is survived by her daughter Debbie Wilson (Stephen) and granddaughter Mariah; daughter Darlene (Robert) and granddaughters Jessica and Danielle; and daughter-in-law Midge Hargreaves. She was predeceased by her husband Raymond (2007) and son Roy (2012).

A Celebration of Ruth’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB), on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Ruth Trottier, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. Archie and Verna oung

    We are so sorry for your loss. We will always remember the fun times we had camping with your family.

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  2. We will miss Ruth at Foothills United Church in Bowness. Ruth was a faithful follower and dependable, cheerful member. . Don and Marg Weber

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  3. Ron and Liz Arnason

    To the family of Ruth: We are very sorry to hear the sad news. We had many good times camping with the Trailer Cub; however after moving away, we have not had contact for over 25 years. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family

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  4. So sorry to hear of your loss. I worked with Ruth at CRDA and she was a pleasure to work with. A smile for everyone and so willing to help anyone who needed assistance.

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  5. My condolences to the family. I remember Aunt Ruth as a fun loving, compitative card player, great sense of humour, loved family activities. Was always welcoming and was a great aunt.. From behalf of the Meredith Family she will be missed.

    Joyce
    Ron
    Don
    Ruby

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