Obituary of Ruth Russell (nee Hobbs)
It is with profound sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Ruth Gladys (nee Hobbs) Russell in her 85th year on Friday, March 10, 2023, with family by her side. She is survived by her beloved husband of 60 years, Eason Russell. Ruth was the loving mother of Janet (Bill Seguin), Candace (Brendan Ziolo) and Sandra, who predeceased her in 2005, and the proud Nana of Ryan, Caitlin and Nathaniel.
Ruth was the dear daughter of the late Hilliard I Hobbs and Gladys Findlay. She was predeceased by brothers Weldon (Meryl), Sterling (Marian), Brent ‘Joe’ (Mary) and brothers-in law Ronald and Edgar. She is survived by brother-in-law Eric (Noreen) and sisters-in-law Clara and Jean. She will fondly be remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family, and close friends.
The family would like to extend its sincere appreciation to the staff at the Pontiac Community Hospital for their care and compassion. Friends may call at Hayes Funeral Home, 134 Centre Street, Shawville, Quebec on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 16 at 2 p.m. in the chapel. A private interment will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorial donations to the Pontiac Community Hospital Foundation or Bristol Memorial Presbyterian Church.
134 Centre St.
Shawville, QC J0X 2Y0
1040 Clarendon St.
Quyon, QC J0X 2V0
195 rue Principale
Fort Coulonge, QC J0X 1V0
56 St. Jacques Street
Chapeau, QC J0X 1M0