2.7.21 - 22.2.19 (97 years)
Passed away peacefully at Virginia Lodge Resthome in the presence of her 3 daughters.
A very kind, loving, positive woman who has spent a very long life as a worker, helper, sportswoman, wife, Mum, volunteer, administrator “extraordinaire”, and friend to many. Loved wife of the late Michael John Ruffhead (Captain), died 1978 at sea. Very much loved Mum of Anne, Susan (Sue), and Lois. Loved and respected by sons-in-law Greg Babbage, Grant Gaisford and Geoffrey Blackmore. Bestest Nana of Kylee and Erica, and Great Nana of Nia, and Leif. Special Aunty “Mum” of Carolyn. A loved Aunty Win of all her nieces and nephews and a loved sister of the late Chum, Joyce, Bett, Jim, and Ken. Thanks to all her lovely care-givers over the past few years. Your personal touch and kindness has been very much appreciated, and very special thanks to the amazing, caring and respectful staff at Virginia Lodge Resthome who cared for Mum over the last 5 weeks.
Win’s family invite you to share a celebration of her life at Sue and Grant’s residence 1065D, No 2 Line, Fordell, Wanganui on Saturday March 2nd, at 2:30pm.
A private family cremation has been held.
27 February 2019