Ruth Lawson

Mass of Christian Burial

12:00 pm
Saturday, March 19, 2022
St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church
127 Liberty Street South
Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada

Obituary of Ruth Maria Lawson

Ruth Maria Lawson

(nee Sackschewski)


Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on March 9th, 2022 at the age of 88 years.


After 4 short months, Ruth is reunited with her beloved husband of over 67 years, John.  Lovingly remembered by her children Raymond (predeceased in 2021) & his wife Lynn, Katherine Lawson, David & his wife Lisa and John & his wife Juanita.  Adored Grandma/Omi of Shaun (Jennifer), Ian (Sara), Jameson, Arden, Benjamin and Myla and Great-Grandma of Alexander (Xander) and the late Hunter.  Ruth was predeceased by her sisters Edith, Gertrude and Monika.


Ruth loved to be active in both communities she lived in, Kapuskasing and Bowmanville.  She spent many hours volunteering with church choirs and Horticultural Societies, as well as being long time members in the Catholic Women’s Leagues and the Royal Canadian Legion.  During her years in Bowmanville she spent time at the BOAA where she enjoyed many lunches, countless card games and fun field trips.  In her later years Ruth called both Seasons and Hillsdale Estates home and she enjoyed her years there.


A Memorial Service will be held at ST. JOSEPH’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 127 Liberty Street South on Saturday March 19th, 2022 at 12 noon.  To view the service virtually a link will be provided below.  Spring interment will be held at St. George’s Catholic Cemetery, Baysville.  Arrangements entrusted to NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville.  Memorial Donations may be made to The Alzheimer’s Society.

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