ROSE, Ruby May (Tomlinson) - Our beautiful mother passed away peacefully in her 102nd year on November 12, 2012. Predeceased by her loving husband, David (Ab) Albert Rose in 1989, she will be greatly missed by her children Helen E. Gilks, Fonthill, ON, Marilyn G. (Donald) Johnston, London, ON and Rev. Carole J. (Brian) Langlotz, Burlington, ON. Deeply loved by her sister Elsie (Douglas) Smith, as well as her grandchildren Kimberly (Robert) Pronk, Paul Johnston, Peter (Deborah) Johnston, Philip (Harriet) Johnston; Christopher (Jane) Langlotz, Drs. Heather (Richard) Browne; Kevin Rose and Becky Fennel. Ruby is also predeceased by son John A. Rose; grand-daughter Leslie (Langlotz) Langley, as well as her brothers Alfred, Norman, Howard, Herbert and Clifford Tomlinson. Ruby was the great-grandmother of sixteen and great-great-grandmother of one. She will be sadly missed by many close friends in Burlington and St. Catharines, especially Sandra Shennan. Ruby worked for The Lincoln County Board of Education, St. Catharines for many years, as a School Secretary. She was a long-time member of First Grantham United Church, St. Catharines, as well as Appleby United, Burlington. She was a gifted artist who expressed her love and appreciation of the beauty of this earth through her painting. She happily resided a Creek Way Village, Long Term Care Facility, Burlington, for the past six years. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to all of the staff for their caring and kindness to Ruby over the years. A Private Family Service has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations to First Grantham United Church would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the HULSE & ENGLISH FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL , 75 Church Street, St. Catharines (905-684-6346) Online condolences may be made at www.hulseandenglish.com 12113215
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