Vivienne 'Ruth' Evans
Born In: Sydney
Passed in: Sydney
Passed on: January 17th, 2016
Ruth Evans, 78, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Sydney, Ruth was the daughter of the late Abraham ‘Abie’ and Edna (Parsons) Bonavetzky.
Ruth is survived by her children, Valerie Lynn, Sydney, Jimmy (Patsy), Halifax and Paul (Wanda), East Dalhousie. She is survived by her dear sister, Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Miles, Corunna, Ont.; five grandchildren, James (Jeanne) Marenick, Brianne (Justin) MacKenzie, Brydon Evans, Jordan (Brittany) Evans and Brett (Mariel) Evans; five great-grandchildren, Evan, Grace, Jace, Isiah and Jude; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Ruth was predeceased by her husband, James and half-sister, Jean Feldman.
Over the years Ruth worked in various secretarial positions with the Cape Breton Post, Robco Masonry as well as the Cape Breton School of Crafts Library. Ruth loved to bake for her family and friends and was an avid reader. She will be missed by all who knew her.
Memorial service in honour of Vivienne ‘Ruth’ Evans will be held at Pier Community Funeral Home, All Faith Chapel, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church Street) on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 at 2 p.m. with Deacon John Scott officiating. Following the service light refreshments will be held in the funeral home reception area. A private family burial will take place at a later date.
Donations in Ruth’s memory can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice.
The family gives a special thank you to the staff, nurses and doctors at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. We would also like to recognize the many years of compassionate care provided by Dr. Elwood MacMullin and brother-in-law, Paul Evans.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be forwarded to the family at www.pierfuneralhome.com.