(July 13, 1947-January 14, 2023)
It is with much sorrow that we announce the passing of Ruth Brown (neé Chokan) surrounded by family on January 14, 2023. Predeceased by her beloved husband William Brown, parents John and Rita and siblings David (Karen), Bruce and Jack (Betty). Survived by her loving sister Debbie (Roger) and brother Ken (Terry), son Daren Farnel and daughters Dawn Farnel-Calback (Lorne) and Deanna Belaire (Brian). Cherished nanny to Zachary, Rebecca, Nathan, Brady, Thomas and Luke. Adored by nieces and nephews Dean (predeceased), Kerry, Tracy, Dale, Linda, Wendy, Bonnie, Sherry, Jody, Jenny, Chris, their spouses and children. Will be missed by friends and coworkers across her lifetime especially at Extendicare York, where she was a nurse for decades.
There will be no formal services in respect of Ruth’s wishes. Friends and family are welcome to attend at the family home for an informal gathering on Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, a donation to the charity of your choice is appreciated.
A special thank you to the excellent care by Bayshore and especially Jade, a kind and wonderful nurse. Ruth was Nanny to all and helped others through her career as a caring nurse.
She will live on in the hearts of all who knew her.