Ruth Evelyn Mitchell

In loving memory of Ruth Evelyn Mitchell, 84, of Golden Age Manor in Emo, Ont., who passed away peacefully Thursday, March 22, 2001 at the Emo Hospital in Emo.
Ruth was predeceased by her husband, Adam Philip Mitchell on Oct. 1, 1965; and by her parents, John and Mary Tolman.
She will be greatly missed by her daughter, Grace (Barry) Silander of Fort Frances, Ont.; son, Adam Philip (Karen) of Emo, Ont.; and grandchildren, Gary (Andrea) Silander and their children, Tylyn and Teanna, of Fort Frances, Ont., Brent (Michelle) Silander and their children, Megan and Benjamen of Dryden, Ont., Kimberley and her son, Cole, of Winnipeg, Man., Vanessa (Tom) and their children, Tori and Tatum, of Fort Frances, Ont., and Teddie-Ann (Lee).
She also is survived by brother, John Dudley (Nadine) Tolman of Duncan, B.C.; sister, Betty Carter of Morinville, Alta.; and by numerous nieces and nephews.
Ruth was born Feb. 10, 1917 in Toronto, Ont. but she moved to Chapple Municipality at the age of 20. She was united in marriage to her husband, Adam, in 1946.
Following his passing, she worked for Red Deer Lodge in Nestor Falls, Ont., and later was a home care provider for the area. Following her retirement, she continued as a senior volunteer in service.
Ruth was a member of the Knox United Church in Emo, and a member of the Eastern Star and Redwing Rebekah Lodge.
She loved plants and had a real green thumb. She was a loving and caring woman who always gave of herself, and her family was always her number-one priority.
A visitation was held Sunday, March 25, 2001 at Green Funeral Home in Fort Frances, Ont. from 7 until 8:30 p.m.
Funeral services were held Monday, March 26, 2001 at 2 p.m. at the Knox United Church in Emo. Rev. Frances Flook officiated, with interment in the Emo Ceme-tery in Emo.
Pallbearers were Sid Curtis, Ted Corrigan, Dale Strachan, Bill Mos-beck, Bob Cottam, and Elmer Norlund.
Honourary pallbearers were Sherry Loveday, Pat Fisher, Finn Brusven, Lynda Mann, Linda Angus, Lorette Lougheed, and Christine Colley.
If friends so desire, in memoriam donations may be made to the Care Close to Home Campaign–Emo Hospital, 110 Victoria Ave., Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 2B7.