Ruberta (Ruby) Audrey Mitchell passed away peacefully on July 12, 2017 in Nanaimo, BC at age 92.
Ruby was born in Cumberland on July 4, 1925 and grew up in Courtenay, also spending many years in White Rock and lived the last several years of her life in Nanaimo.
Ruby was predeceased by her husband, James Hughes Mitchell, son, Bruce Robert James Mitchell, and sister Diana Louise McQuinn.
She will be lovingly remembered by her daughters, Julie (Bob) McArthur, Vicki Lynn Mitchell (Jim Graf), Judy (Bruce) Mitchell, six grandchildren: James (Heather), Craig, Jamie (Gescina), Amy, Michael (Melanie) & Rosalie (Kyle), granddaughter in-law Carin, seven great grandchildren: Paxton, Paige, Bobby, Brayden, Scarlett, Hudson, Bentley, and dog R.J.
Ruby was blessed with and will be lovingly remembered by an exceptional extended family and a wonderful community of friends.
A memorial is scheduled for 1pm
on Thursday July 20th, 2017 at
First Memorial Funeral Services
at 1720 Bowen Rd in Nanaimo,
with a reception to follow.
All are welcome to attend to celebrate Ruby’s life.
No flowers please, if you would like to make a donation, Ruby supported the BC Children’s Hospital.
The family would like to express special appreciation to Glady Murphy and Dover House Care Facility for the love and care given and the difference they made in Ruby’s final months.