May 1, 1918 - October 25, 2015
Service Date: October 28, 2015
Funeral Home Ottawa - Westboro Chapel
Peer: Ruth Edna
Peacefully in hospital, surrounded by her family after a long and happy life, in her 98th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband John Albert “Jack” Peer. Cherished mother of Marilyn “Lynn” Ailor (Ed) of Laurel, MD, and John Peer (Lorrie) of Stonebridge, ON. Also survived by granddaughters Trisha Galipeau of Toronto, ON, Julie Morphy of Bella Bella, BC, Beth deVerteuil of Ottawa, ON, Laura Lynn MacDonald of Rimby, AB. and their families. Predeceased by her parents, 1 sister and 3 brothers. Ruth was born in Winnipeg, MB of English parents in 1918, later married her husband an RCMP Staff Sgt. and was transferred to Ottawa in 1939, where she resided for the remainder of her life. For many years, she was a longtime resident of Westboro, an active member of Westboro United Church Choir, was a Past President of The Hylands Golf Club and was an lifelong Blue Jays fan. She not only loved her family, she had a great affection for all animals, which she passed on to her children. Friends may call at the
Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road at Roosevelt Avenue, on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 12 noon until time of service in the chapel at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ottawa Humane Society or the Ottawa Mission would be appreciated.