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Ruth E. Buck


Ruth E. Buck, 86, long time resident of Riverview, passed away peacefully at Monarch Hall Riverview on Saturday December 23, 2017.  Born in Moncton, she was the daughter of the late Ellsworth and Bessie (Johnston) Crawford. Ruth was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend to all that knew her.  She loved caring and tending to her family and friends welcoming all to her home and cottage.  Ruth had a wonderful sense of humour and loved to make people laugh. Ruth will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Bedford Buck (62 years) of Riverview; her children, Jane Sherrard of Moncton, Peter Buck (Ann) of Moncton, Richard Buck (Kelly) of Riverview, Patty Hicks (Rod) of Fredericton and Jimmy Beaman (Cathy) of Upper Coverdale; grandchildren, Johnson and Bedford Sherrard, Dean and Carla Beaman, Jacob and Grace Hicks, Laura Marinas, Sarah, Katie, Andrew, Alex, Nick, Jack and Rob Buck; 5 cherished great grandchildren; sister, Jean Smith (Ron) of Moncton; brother in law, Al Harris; sisters in law, Grace Hankinson (Jim) and Greta Beaver; several nieces, nephews and extended family members. In addition to her parents, Ruth was predeceased by her sisters, Shirley Murgo and Joan Beaman; brother, Robert Crawford. The Buck Family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and all the support staff at Monarch Hall for the love and care given to Ruth during her stay Visitation will be at Fergusons Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road (858-1995), Moncton on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.  A Service to celebrate and honour Ruth’s life will be held from Fergusons Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 1:30 pm with Rev. Donald Arbeau leading the service.  Reception following the service in the Funeral Home Reception Centre.  Interment to be held in Fair Haven Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ruth’s memory can be made to The Humanity Project/What Kids Need or charity of the donor’s choice.  Private online condolences for the family can be made at