Passed away peacefully at Coldstream Lifecare, Ashburton on August 29, 2019, with her loving husband Peter by her side. Loved Mum of Sharon and Kevin Hedge and Andrew and Rosie. A much loved Gran of Matthew and Julita, Ben and Lisa, and Anastasia; Samantha, Jayden, Georgia and great Gran of Victor. Messages to the Thomas family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. In lieu of flowers donations to Alzheimer’s Canterbury would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A memorial service to celebrate Ruth’s life will be held at our Chapel, Cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton, on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, commencing at 11.00 am.