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Ruth Helen (Lyons) Clark

June 13, 2018

Peacefully, at Gateway Haven, Wiarton on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 in her 89th year.  Ruth, loving wife of the late Bertram “Bert” Melvin Clark.  Loving mother of Philip and his wife Elizabeth (Heyworth), Brad and his wife Laurie (Jackson), Steve and his wife Janice (Weller), and the late Larry Clark.  Sadly missed by her grandchildren Jason, Adam, Adrienne, Wally, Taylor, Christine, Emma, Oliver, and Cory; and by her great grandchildren Eve, Connor, Aria, Madison, Ellie, Brynlee, and Emerson.  Dear sister of Ralph Lyons, Harvey Lyons and Shirley Pollard.  Ruth will be missed by her daughter-in-law Tina (Helmus) Clark and by her many wonderful nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Ernest and Gertrude Lyons, and by her sisters Zella Nichols and Marion Holmes.

Ruth was an active volunteer for the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary and chances are good that she pinned a poppy to your jacket.  She enjoyed lane bowling, carpet bowling and lawn bowling, was known to throw some darts and knew her way around a euchre table.

Friends will be received on Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 from 11:00am – 1:00pm at the Tannahill Funeral Home, 1178 4th Ave West, Owen Sound, 519-376-3710.  A funeral service will be held immediately following visitation at 1:00pm.

Memorial donations to the Friends of Gateway or the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 6 Poppy Fund would be appreciated by the family.


Donations may be made to:

Friends of Gateway
PO Box 10, 671 Frank St, Wiarton ON N0H2T0

Royal Canadian Legion Br. 6 - Poppy Fund
1450 2nd Avenue West, Owen Sound ON N4K5P3
Tel: 1-519-376-7784


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