With heartfelt sadness the family announces the passing of Ruth Brown, on November 26, 2018. Ruth passed peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of Eugene and Gladys Babb. Predeceased by her adored sons, Dennis (Paul) and William Michael (Bill).  Ruth leaves to mourn; her sweetheart of 63 years Michael (Mick), her adored children Heather Doucette (Keith), Fred, Glenda Annand (Peter), Michael (Susan). Her beautiful grandchildren; Sarah (Ivan), Laura (Adam), Dave, Bryan (Caroline), Kristen (Andrew), Mike (Lisa), Freddy (Tania), Chris (Mary), Miles, Kevin (Mary), Katie, Alex, Heather, Kayla (Mike), Jaxson (Chelsea).  Her sweet great grandchildren, Arianna, Luca, Charlotte, Emily, Xavier, Penelope, Tyson, Devin and Noah. Predeceased by her siblings, Daphne, Bill, Eugene, Greta, Fred, Florence, Joan, Enid, Maxwell and her sweet baby brother John whom she loved like a son. Survived by her sister Rose Marie (Babb) Hustins and her sister in law, and best friend Helen Brown. Ruth was born on September 25, 1938 on Bell Island, Newfoundland and came to Brantford in 1960 to raise her large family. Special thanks to her niece Donna Adams, who was there from beginning to end supporting and loving our mom; the BGH Emergency Department, specifically Dr. Shoots, the Brantford Outreach team and the VON Services whose care was beyond our expectations and truly appreciated. We could not have kept mom at home without them.  Christian Mass at St Pius X Parish, 9 Waverly Street, Brantford, OntarioDecember 5, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m., lunch to follow.  In lieu of flowers mom requested that donations be made to the Stedman Community Hospice, Brantford, ON.  Cremation has taken place
8 replies
  1. Carol Newman
    Carol Newman says:

    Sincere condolences to the entire family at the loss of a very lovely lady. Our thoughts are with you all.
    Carol and Paul Newman

  2. Mark & Trish Elendt
    Mark & Trish Elendt says:

    Dear Glenda,
    So sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. Our most sincere sympathies to you and the rest of your family.

  3. Janice Song
    Janice Song says:

    We were so sorry to hear of Ruth’s passing. She was lovely, easy to talk to and so pleasant to be around. Our heartfelt condolences go out to Mike and family during this difficult time.
    All our Love,
    Janice, Wonho, Simon and Ian Song

  4. Tom & Wanda Kirkby
    Tom & Wanda Kirkby says:

    Glenda, Mike, Fred including the entire Brown family…we are thinking of you all during this very sad time…our deepest sympathy to everyone…

  5. Marilyn Brown
    Marilyn Brown says:

    I’m so sorry that this wonderful woman has passed. I was very lucky to have her as my “second Mom” for many years. I will miss her a lot. Thinking of you all – stay strong!


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