It is with a heavy heart that the family of Ruth Sharpe announce her passing on June 8, 2019 at Brampton Civic Hospital, at the age of 89.
Ruth was predeceased by her beloved husband Howard Sharpe, baby son Kenneth, parents, five sisters and three brothers.
Ruth was the loving mother of Sandy (Jane), and Jamie (Dawn) and devoted grandmother of Karisa and Kaitlin.
She was loved by many nieces, nephews and her surviving sister-in-law Mary.
Ruth lived a full and vibrant life. She dedicated many years to volunteering for the many organizations and committees in the Brampton community.
Her contributions include over 57 years of service to the Brampton Hospital system as well as achieving status as an Honourary Life Member of both the Brampton Real Estate Board and Brampton Board of Trade.
Her past recognitions include the Zonta Woman of Distinction Award, Brampton Board of Trade Business Person of the Year Award, Brampton Citizen of the Year, and being a recipient of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal. She will be missed dearly and her legacy will live on in the hearts and minds of all that had the pleasure of knowing her.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, June 21, 2019 at St. Bartholomew's United Church (22 Abbey Road, Brampton, ON L6W 2T8) at 11:00 a.m. An Inurnment will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the New Peel Memorial Hospital (http:// oslerfoundation.org) or to St. Bartholomew's United Church.