Griffiths, Ruth (nee Seger)

GRIFFITHS, Mrs. Ruth (nee Seger), formerly of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully at her residence, Bobier Villa, Dutton on Friday, July 10, 2015, in her 95th year. Dearly loved mother of Gayle Cudney (Wayne), of St. Thomas, and Ernie Griffiths (late Joan), of Delhi. Loving sister of the late Robert Seger (Eunice of St. Thomas). Special friend of Ruth Prowse, of St. Thomas. Chosen second mother of Sandy Whitcroft (Glen), and Drucilla Paul (David), all of St. Thomas. Dear aunt of Janice Lambert (Bill), of Toronto, and Greg Seger (Shelly), of St. Thomas. Born in St. Thomas, ON, November 18, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Stella (nee Holmes) Seger. Ruth was a retired secretary at Ontario Government Probation & Parole Aftercare. She was a Past Matron and life member of Central Star Chapter #57, O.E.S., St. Thomas, a member of Golden Acres Chapter #305, O.E.S., Shedden, a Past President of the St. Thomas Lioness’ Club, and a past member of the Epithean Sisters. Ruth was a very talented person, having done oil painting, Danish wool pictures, ceramics, paper tole and working on butterflies that provided joy to many. Family and friends are invited to celebrate Ruth’s life at a reception to be held on Thursday, July 16th from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the St. Thomas Seniors’ Centre, 225 Chestnut St., St. Thomas. Memorial donations to Eyes Right or the Canadian Diabetes Association gratefully acknowledged. Arrangements entrusted to the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160). A special thank you to Dr. Cathy Faulds for her dedicated service over the years, and to the awesome nurses and P.S.W. staff at Bobier Villa, your compassion and care of Ruth over the years was deeply appreciated.

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