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Carmichael, Ruby C.

CARMICHAEL, Ruby Caroline (nee Carr) -

Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at Guelph General Hospital at the age of 97.

Ruby was the loving wife of William Peter Carmichael who passed away June 15th, 2014. Ruby is survived by her children Gwen (William) Orr, John (Marinette) Carmichael, Julia (the late Chris Brouwer) Fagan and Joan (Robert Wright) Carmichael. She is also survived by grand children, Tammy (Dan) McLeod, Alison (John) Orr, Nathan (Lyndsay) Orr, Christina (Matthew) Lofthouse, Aaron Carmichael, Jenna Wright and step-grand daughters Stephanie (Dave) Geddes and Melissa (Sandor) Farkus and great grand children Scott (Chantel) Fagan, Seraphina Churchill, Billy and Lauryn Orr, brothers Ryan and Nathan Platt and Jesse Lofthouse, sisters Shannon and Rachel Geddes and Alexander and Olivia Farkas. Predeceased by her parents George and Lydia Carr and siblings Beatrice, Bertha, Victor, Florence and Margaret.

Ruby worked most of her life. She was a life time member of the IODE and had great enjoyment from her involvement with the Kiwanis Music Festival in Owen Sound. Ruby volunteered at various activities including meals on wheels and other services supporting shut ins. She enjoyed playing cards, knitting and sewing.

Family and friends are welcome to attend a service to celebrate Ruby's life at WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph on Monday, November 25th at 1 pm. Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

A tree will be planted in memory of Ruby C. Carmichael in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph Arboretum. Dedication service, Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 2:30 pm.

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