Ruth Jean Jensen
In memory of a loving wife, mother and grandmother, Ruth Jean Jensen passed away peacefully at the Kingston General Hospital, Ontario on Thursday October 5, 2017 in her 83rd year.
Ruth is predeceased by her beloved husband Ronald L. Jensen. She is the loving mother of Sharon (Fabien) of Kingston, ON, Gordon (Donna) of Orleans, ON, Virginia of Orleans, ON and Matthew of Southbank, B.C.
She is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. She is the elder sister of William (Judy) of Appleton, ON.
Ruth grew up in Carleton Place, ON and went on to study nursing at the Royal Victoria Hospital School of Nursing/McGill’s University, Montreal, QC, then went on to practice in Carleton Place, ON. Shortly after receiving her degree as an RN she met and married her husband and started her family. Ruth’s husband Ron served with the RCAF and together they raised their four children throughout many postings in Canada and the United States, eventually retiring in Courtenay, B.C.
Due to illness, Ruth returned to Ontario to live out her final years with the dedication and love of her eldest daughter Sharon and family.
She will be missed by all those that knew and loved her. Ruth will be laid to rest in the Courtenay Civic Cemetery, B.C. alongside her husband Ron. A graveside service will be held at a later date.
As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Canadian Lung Association COPD or the Alzheimer’s Society.
God has her in his keeping.