Ruth Marie March

Ruth Marie March


Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 11, 2017.

She was the daughter of the late George and Alice Lapp (Smith)

Predeceased by her siblings: George William (Bob), Richard Henry (Dick), Philip Douglas, John Raymond, Pearl, Eleanor Faye, Elsie Marion, Ernest Russell, Alice Rose Caroline lsobel (Rose), David Henry, Beverly Joan, Elizabeth Adelaide (Betty).

Survived by her siblings: Muriel Edith, Doreen Anne, and Horace Allen (Allen).

Ruth also leaves behind her children: Robert Thomas George Vye (Majel), Elizabeth Alice May Toniello (Jori) Bonnie Lynn Hemphill, Shari Joy Marie Pederson (Matt).

She also leaves behind her step-children: Brian March (Bridget), Glen March (Julie), Paul March (Monica) and Kevin March.

Ruth will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great grandchildren and as well as her brothers-in-law Bill Shewfelt, Don Lanyon and Evaldo Filipponi.

For eleven years Ruth was proud to serve as a Counsel Member representing her constituents for the town of Sayward, B.C.

Ruth’s family would like to thank her many friends for their friendship and help during her illness.

We are also grateful to the Nurses and Doctors at the St. Joseph’s Hospital and the Nursing staff at Hospice as well as the care she received from the Comox Health Care staff.

A celebration of Life will take place on Friday, July 21, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 17, Courtenay Legion.

Ruth loved her bling so in her honor ladies, please wear your best bling.

In lieu of flowers a donation to Hospice or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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