November 20, 1929 – March 5, 2016
Ruggles, Russell Wilfred – Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital on Saturday, March 5th, 2016 in his 87th year. Beloved husband of Eileen (nee Zuber) for over 65 years. Loving father to Terry, Bob, Christine (John Muir), Rusty and Don. Caring grandfather of 9 and great-grandfather of 2. Long time employee of Ford Motor Co. and member of the Knights of Columbus. Friends and family are invited to the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas on Thursday, March 10th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. AUGUSTINE’S CHURCH, 58 Sydenham Street, Friday, March 11th at 11:00 a.m. Interment St. Augustine’s Cemetery. Donations to the Good Shepherd Centres would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Don & Gladys Clegg have spoken very fondly of your lifelong friendship many times. We were so sorry to hear of Mr. Ruggles passing. We wish you peace and send prayers that memories of good times will soon fill your hearts.
Uncle Russell you were caring, great and wonderful person we are going to miss you
Janice , John, Michelle, Donna and Michael Young
Eileen and family
I will always remember Russ as a kind, friendly, positive man –chatting in the lobby or at lawn bowling .
Please accept my sincere sympathy for your loss.
Rusty. Although I didn’t know your father, I know what you are going through. May the Good Lord keep you in his thoughts as he accepts your father into his arms.
God Speed to you and yours.
Hi Eileen, and the whole Ruggles family.
We are so sorry to hear about Russ’ passing. The obituary in the Spectator was very nice. We heard from Dan Pare via his mom.
We hope that Russ didn’t suffer and that his passing was peaceful.
There are not enough words to describe the warm and loving feelings I have when I reminisce about my youth on DeQuincy and the way you all welcomed me into your home and family.
Our thoughts are with you and your family today, and we send all our love and best to everyone and wish all good health and good fortune in the future.
Love Mike and Lise Devine
Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand
Hi Eileen I am so sorry to hear about Russ. What wonderful times we all used to have. Russ, Bernie and Curly will be having a great reunion right now. Lots of love. Margy
Eileen and Rusty and all,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. We remember Russ as a soft-spoken and humble kind of guy who always talked with us, gave us advice and shared his wisdom in a non-threatening way. He was always smiling and encouraging lawn bowlers, especially us newbies. All our kids remember Russ with fondness, too.
Steve, Barb and the gang (Sean, Katie, MarySue, Jake, Paul and Christine)
We have such fond memories of the Ruggles family growing up. Russell and Eileen and John and Vera became lifelong best friends. Trips, adventures, watching the families grow, retirement, lawn bowling and lives well lived together. We are so sure that Russel and Johnny are now together again laughing and celebrating together as fittingly , ‘eternal friends. Much love, Vera Walker and family