It is with great sadness that the family of Ruth Graham Petch
announce her passing on March 10, 2021.
A caring and loving wife, mother, sister, and friend, she will be sorely missed by everyone whose lives she touched. Ruth led her life guided by compassion and love for people in both her professional and personal paths. She was a dedicated, caring nurse for over fifty years at the Barrie Memorial Hospital and as school nurse at CVR High School.
Ruth’s active involvement, selfless generosity, and constant support to the widespread Ormstown community was felt by many.
Devoted mother of Mary Greig (David), John (Sandra) and Judy Middlemiss (John). Loving grandmother of Steve (Laura), Kelly, Michael, Molly, Keara, Bradley (Michelyn), Andrew and Katie. Adored great-grandmother of Logan and Alayna.
Sister of Jean McClintock, Allan and Donald Robinson, she will also be missed by in-laws and numerous nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by husbands Alton Graham and Charles Petch, sisters Helen Barrington, Lois McCaig and Mary Robinson.
She provided great inspiration to all of us
and will live in our hearts forever.
A celebration of life will occur at a later date.
In Ruth’s memory, donations may be made to the Women’s Auxiliary of the Barrie Memorial Hospital, 28 Gale St. Ormstown, Qc, J0S 1K0 (also by e-transfer at firstname.lastname@example.org) and to the St. Paul’s United Church, C/O James Sproule, 49 Gale St., Ormstown, QC J0S 1K0.
“A life lived for others is a life well lived”.