We regret to announce the death at Vernon Jubilee Hospital on February 19, 2004, of MRS. RUTH ALISE HINTON, at the age of 82 years. Ruth was born in Norway, and was a longtime resident of Ocean Falls and of Prince George prior to moving to Vernon in 1992. She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her husband, Chuck; sons Sigurd and Michael MacLean and David and Kevin Hinton; five grandchildren; brother Irguns Jensen in Ontario and numerous extended family members. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, February 23, at 9:30 A.M., in the chapel of Vernon Funeral Home, with Mrs. Margaret Sanford officiating. Interment will follow in the Coldstream Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends wishing to do so may make donations in memory of Ruth to the Baerg-McMurtry Cancer Clinic at Vernon Jubilee Hospital, 2101-32 St., Vernon, V1T 5L2. Arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home. 250-542-0155.