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Ruth Evelyn Spence


Ruth Spence of Moncton and formerly of Riverview passed away at The Moncton Hospital on Sunday, March 22, 2020. Born in Timmins, ON, she was the daughter of the late Addie and Margaret Thibeault. Ruth had been employed at the Dominion Store in her earlier years. Known to always be smiling she loved spending winters in Florida and summers at the cottage in Parrsboro, NS. She had a great love for animals, especially her well photographed dogs. She is survived by her daughters Mary Ann McCarthy (John), Joanne Whitley; sons; Jimmy and Larry (Anne), Norman Spence, David Spence and Mark Spence (Krista), beloved daughter in law and friend Patty Gray, 15 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husbands, Pat Whitty, Mike Amon and Gordon Spence, a son, Danny. A service celebrating Ruth’s life along with a visitation time will take place at a later date due to the current Covid 19 Crisis. The interment will take place beside her husband, Gordon Spence at the Dorchester Cemetery. The arrangements are entrusted to Cobb’s Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 330 Whitepine Rd., Riverview (869-2007).