Leach, Ruth Elaine

February 18th, 2021

Peacefully at home on Thursday, February 18, 2021, Ruth Elaine Leach in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Alvin (Bud) Leach (2009). Dear mother of Steven Leach and his wife Joyce of Prince George, BC, Shelley Casier and her husband Randy of London and Carol Rossit and her husband Dario of Merlin. Loving Grandma of David (Bonnie), Erin (Trevor), Stephanie (Richard), Stacey (Phil), Sarah (Travis), Shannon (Jon), Jason (Tori), Nicole (Dave) and Jessica (Chris), as well as 22 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents Fred and Ethel Manning, sisters Ruby Brighton, Mary Ledgley, Ivy Findlater, and Audrey Brighton and brother Gordon Manning. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. Interment at Dorchester Cemetery. Registration is required to attend the visitation and service. 

To register for one of the visitation times, please click here: Registration page for Ruth Leach's visitation on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 and Wednesday, February 24, 2021.

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The family also welcomes friends to view the service via livestream. To watch the livestream of the service, please click here: Registration page for the livestream of Ruth Leach's service on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.

Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Ruth are asked to consider My Sisters' Place, London, Ontario. 

 

Please note: as per the directive of the Bereavement Authority of Ontario, attendance numbers will be restricted. Please be aware that COVID-19 protocols are in place which may preclude some from being able to attend and masks are mandatory at both indoor and outdoor services. 

 

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Jessica rossitI was blessed to have this woman to be my grandmother. She was like something out of a fairy tale of awesome grandmas. I will miss her forever and a lifetime love you so much grandma Leach see you in heaven with grandpa. Xoxoxo
Diane BrodieSo sorry to hear of Ruth’s passing ! She was such a special lady! So kind, gentle and loving, and a good sense of humour . It was a privilege to split a beer with you Ruth! God Bless You, you will be missed by many! With Deepest Sympathy , Diane, Scott, Zak, Dylan Brodie
Paul and Karen ChimentiOur deepest sympathy. Ruth was gentle soul and we enjoyed so many good times together .She`s up in heaven with Bud. A life well lived. Paul and Karen
Wes and Liz SmithOur sincere condolences, Ruth was a beautiful lady we are privileged to have spent some time with. I know she will be missed, but she is with Bud now and free of pain. Rest in peace lovely lady.
Catherine Dallas & Greg MillarRuth was such a loving, warm presence - quick to laugh and quick to hug if you needed one. It was a blessing to know her. I know she will always be with those who loved her, if only in spirit - but what a great spirit! Sending love and sympathies to her loved ones, Cath and Greg
Stew White and familySteve, Shelley, Carol and families: Sorry for the loss of your mom. I have fond memories of Aunt Ruth and Uncle Bud, and enjoyed visiting with them at Grandma and Grandpa Leach’s. We will be tuning in for the service on Wednesday. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.
The Bailey FaimlyOur thoughts and prayer go out to you all at this time. May your memories bring you joy and happiness always. Over the last 58 years we've had the pleasure of staying in touch and seeing you a few times a year. May you find comfort in knowing she will always watch over you all. Thinking of you all. Hugs, Don, Betty & Brenda
Santin FamilyWe had the pleasure of meeting Ruth and Bud so many years ago, when Carol joined our family. Ruth was an extremely beautiful lady, who's heart and soul was filled with loving family and friends. We enjoyed many family gatherings with Ruth. We will always remember Ruth's kindness and her loving ways with everyone. Her infectious smile warmed your heart, and she made you smile and laugh along with her. She will forever be in our hearts and truly missed. Our sympathies to Steve, Joyce, Shelly, Randy and our niece Carol and nephew Dario, as well as all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all. All our love, Aldo and Lina, Mara and family
Stew White and familySteve, Shelley, Carol and families: Sorry for the loss of your mom. I have fond memories of Aunt Ruth and Uncle Bud, and enjoyed visiting with them at Grandma and Grandpa Leach’s. We will be tuning in for the service on Wednesday. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Lee trameger and familyIt was truly a blessing to have met you. Thank you for the memories and all the love you showed adrian. You will be deeply missed but never forgotten.
Mauro Santin and FamilyWe are so sorry for your loss. Ruth was a wonderful and kind hearted lady; always with a smile and kind words. Our deepest sympathies; thoughts and prayers to you all, during this difficult time. Mauro Santin and Family
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