Obituary for Margaret Ruth Parker (Campbell)
Parker, Margaret Ruth (Campbell)
Formerly of Arden and Perth, Ruth passed away in Brantford on December 5th, 2017 in her 94th year. Ruth was born in Brantford, Ontario on October 21st, 1924. She was the much loved wife of the late Charlie Parker. Loving mother of Jim (Peggy) Petrolia, Elaine MacDonald (Mike) Napanee, Lynn (Sharon) Orangeville, Gayle Closs (George) Simcoe. Loving grandmother of eight grandchildren and great grandmother of fourteen. She is also survived by her siblings Jean Reeve (late Ernie), Betty MacCrimmon (Norman), Evelyn Cox (late Cyril), Faith Crozier, Jim Campbell (Elaine), Eleanor Mellick (late Bruce), Iris Moore (Doug), Clark Campbell (Lyn) sister in law Eliza Gaylord (late Minor). Ruth was predeceased by her parents Fred and Alice Campbell, brother David (late Helen) and precious great granddaughter Hannah Marie Alexander. Friends may pay their respects at the Blair and Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St., West, Perth on Friday, December 8th, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. A celebration of Ruth's life will be held in the Chapel on Saturday at 10:00 A.M. with Rev. George Closs officiating. Reception will be held in the Blair and Son Reception Center following the service. Interment Mountain Grove Cemetery. In remembrance of Ruth, donations to the Gideons would be appreciated.