Ruth Elleine Bell, passed peacefully on Sunday July 22, 2018 in her 94 th year. Wife of the late John Robert “Jack” Bell, Mother of Jacqueline “Cookie” Rulens-Spencer. Mother in law of Art. Grandmother of Robert (Ginger), David, Renee, Lara and Jason (April). Great Grandmother of 7 and Great Great Grandmother of 12. Sister of Gilbert Pether (Jane), the late Russel Pether, Beverly White and Eleanor Ariss. Survived by brother in law Alex White and Irene Bell. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Ruth worked for Sears Canada for many years and after her retirement enjoyed 20 years of volunteer work at Chatham Public General Hospital. A private family interment will take place at a later date at Thornbury Union Cemetery.