Ruby Edna Thomas
was born on May 20th, 1916 in London, England and passed away on October 6th, 2011 in the Polson North Extended Care Unit at the age of 95 years.
Ruby will be lovingly remembered by her daughters, Gretta (John) McDougall of Vernon, B.C. and Hazel (Barry) Willmot of Perth, Australia; four grandchildren, Clare, Martin, Anthony and David (Lindsay); four great-grandchildren, Joanne, Emma, Sebastian and Alistair; one sister, Freda Preston of Ramsgate, Kent, England; and numerous extended family members. She was preceded in death by her husband, David William Thomas; and two sisters, her twin, Marjorie Lythall and Queenie May. Ruby was a resident of Vernon for the past 33 years, having come from England to enjoy her retirement years.
Cremation preceded a private family gathering. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Ruby to the charity of their choice.
Funeral arrangements were made with
Bethel Funeral Chapel Ltd.,
5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5