Ruth Rowlings

Obituary of Ruth Christina Rowlings

ROWLINGS, Ruth Christina

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our mother on Jan 1 , 2019 at The Annapolis Royal Nursing Home, Annapolis Royal, N.S. Ruth was born on November 22,1932 in Lynn, Mass. Ruth was predeceased by her husband George Rowlings of Musquodoboit Harbour,NS. Loving mother of Christina Longmire Rowlings, Curley Rowlings (Wanda), John Rowlings and step-daughter Donna May Barteaux; a proud grandmother of Tye Longmire (Melissa), L. Bronson Longmire, Keeghan Longmire (Morgan Johns), Lindsay Cunningham, Corbin Rowlings and Adrian Rowlings; great-grandmother to Quinton Longmire, Logan Longmire and Tyson Longmire. Ruth is also survived by sister Joyce Butler (Perry) and brother Gordon Spurr (Donna) and a longtime friend Lexine Wile. Ruth was predeceased by her parents Allan and Kathleen Spurr, brother Max (Jean) Spurr and sister Barbara Gidney. Ruth will be missed by her nieces and nephew, Kim Spurr-Fraser (Bruce), Patti Spurr and John Anderson (Patsy), family and friends. Ruth’s family would like to extend the deepest gratitude to Annapolis Royal Nursing Home for the love and care and Dr. Buchholz. At Ruth’s request there will be no visitation or funeral service. A private family graveside service will take place at a later date. Donations in Ruth’s memory may be sent to the local Lions Clubs, to help other seniors in need. Online condolences may be made at