Ruby Frances Kemp

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Ruby Frances Kemp

August 22, 1926 - March 16, 2021

Peacefully at Port Hope Extendicare on Tuesday March 16th, 2021 in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Morris Kemp. Loving mother of Jim Kemp and his wife Joan. Cherished grandmother of Doug (Angela) and David (Tracey) and great grandmother of Jordan, Lindsay, Raymond and Tyson. Ruby will be fondly remembered by her brother David Harnott of Australia and her nieces and their families in England. At Ruby’s request there will be no visitation or service. Cremation with interment in Welcome Cemetery, Port Hope. If desired donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund or charity of your choice.

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Ken and Dianne Barlow - March 23, 2021

So sorry Jim,Joan Doug Angie,Jordan and Linsay on the passing of Ruby Our thoughts are with you all.

Helen Scott - March 20, 2021

Dear Jim and Joan, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Diana Stuckless - March 19, 2021

Sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family

Marion switzer - March 18, 2021

Dear Jim and Joan Sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. Thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Betty & Cam Hogg - March 18, 2021

Jim. Joan & Family Sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and condolences.

Martha Stewart - March 18, 2021

Jim,Joan and extended family members so sorry for your loss

Jim and Christelle Jubenville and Chris, Christine and Carter Clarke - March 18, 2021

We are very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

Nancy & Gerry Turpin - March 18, 2021

Dear Jim, Joan & family We were so sorry to hear about Ruby. I remember all the great times at the cottage and the house at the lake. She was always the life of the party and included all us kids. Our parents group of friends always had so much fun together. Wonderful memories! Thinking of you. Nancy & Gerry

Linda coffee - March 18, 2021

So very sorry for your loss Jim, Joan .My condolences to you and family

Pat Tyson & family - March 17, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Royal Canadian Legion Br. 133 Poppy Fund

Mary Harrison - March 17, 2021

Jim Joan and family we wish to extend our condolences on the passing of your mother Ruby. I worked with Ruby and also rode to work with her sometimes. She was a lovely lady and always happy .

We-Fix-U Chiropody Team - March 17, 2021

Dear Jim, Joan and Family, We were very saddened to hear of your Mothers' passing. We hope that your many shared memories will help you through this very difficult time. Sincerest Condolences, Peter, Mark, Cristol and Debbie The We-Fix-U Chiropody Family

Ruth Polley - March 17, 2021

So sorry to hear of Ruby's passing. Thinking of you at this difficult time.

Mike and Linda Caine - March 17, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time

Carol Gutteridge - March 17, 2021

Joan and Jim and family. So very sorry to hear about Ruby’s passing. She was a lovely lady. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Barb & Tom Matthews - March 17, 2021

Jim and Joan and family, so sorry to hear of your loss of Ruby. I have so many memories of your family being our neighbours on Stuart st. Barb Matthews

Jane McIvor - March 17, 2021

Jim,Joan and family. Deepest condolences

Karen Lingard - March 17, 2021

Joan and family, my deepest condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Gail Spicer - March 16, 2021

So sorry for your loss it was my pleasure at Coburg retirement to look after your mom. My deepest condolences to you and your family

Jayne Dennis - March 16, 2021

To Ruby's family ... Sorry to read about Ruby .. I wish her Godspeed. I worked with her both at Cobourg Retirement and Extendicare ... Virtual hugs Jayne Psw

Jim and Joanne Stewart - March 16, 2021

It is with great sadness that we hear of Ruby's passing. Being involved with Ruby and Morris over the 27 years living at Parkview Place made her part of our family as well. Lots of great memories, she will be missed. Condolences to Joan, Jim and family.

Pat Tyson - March 16, 2021

Dear Jim, Joan-Doug,Angie & girls- Dave,Tracey & boys I was saddened to get the news of Ruby’s passing. She always had a big smile for everyone & I sure enjoyed her stories and laugh. She will be missed. Hugs to all of you Pat

Judy Elliott - March 16, 2021

Dear Jim, Joan & families I’m sending heartfelt condolences in the loss of dear Ruby. I loved being in her company & Morris’s at the many Legion events they took part in. Whether it was sports or working in the kitchen many years ago she was always fun & feisty with the most beautiful smile. With a friend like Ruby you always knew where you stood. Heaven is definitely getting another Angel. You’re in my thoughts & prayers.

Debbie Atanasoff - March 16, 2021

Jim, Joan & family so sorry to hear about Aunt Ruby she’ll be with Uncle Morris now my thoughts are with you

Joe and Sharon Wamsley and Family - March 16, 2021

Jim and Joan, Doug and Angie, David and Tracey. We are saddened to hear of your Mum, Grandma and Great Grandma’s passing. Joe remembers the cottage days and my memory goes to fun conversations when Ruby visited the bank. We are sending our sincere condolences, warm thoughts and of coarse..hugs! Joe and Sharon

Helen Porter Caron - March 16, 2021

My deepest condolences to all the family l enjoyed many conversations with Ruby on her many visits to Metro Take Care Hugs💞

Susan Dudley - March 16, 2021

Jim,Joan & family Sincere condolences on the loss of your Mom and Grandmother.

leona woods - March 16, 2021

Jim and Joan - so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She did a lot for her community, and had such a history, active in the Legion, and so supportive of her grand children. She will be missed. Our sincere condolences. Love Leona, Valerie, Aunt Olive, Marilyn and family.

Ross Dudley - March 16, 2021

Jim and Joan My sincere condolences on the loss of your mother. I remember her fondly as a nice lady and for letting the Centurions use her basement for our club meetings.

Terry and Gloria Ashcroft - March 16, 2021

Jim, so sorry to learn that your mother has passed away. Our thoughts are with you and your family at this time.

Therese & Barry May - March 16, 2021

Dear Jim, Joan & family. Our deepest sympathy on the passing of your mom, grandma, great grandma & sister. Hugs to all. Therese & Barry

Bob Taylor - March 16, 2021

Jim, Joan and Family - I am saddened to hear of the passing of your Mom. My deepest sympathies to you and your families.