Peacefully on December 13, 2017 at Health Sciences North, Sudbury, Ruth Spec (nee Johnston) passed away in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Robert Spec (1983). Daughter of the late Hugh and Ellen (nee Sheffer) Johnston. Cherished mother of Michael Spec (Maureen) and Greg Spec (Karen). Proud grandmother of Kevin Spec (Melissa), Robert Spec (Bonnie), Shannon (Randy), Alaina (Chris) and great grandmother to Nathan, Brendan, Ella, Kinsey, Landon, Nolan and Aleigh. Dear sister of Doreen Niven, predeceased by Walter, Hugh, George, Stewart, Edward, and Robert. Friend and special sister-in-law to Audrey Johnstone of Markham. Ruth began her career working in the banking industry, she went on to raise her family and then worked part-time up until her eightieth year as the bookkeeper for the family business, Spec and Sons plumbing. Ruth was a devoted member of the church of the Epiphany, where she volunteered countless hours to the church, she was member of the Altar Guild, and the ACW Guild. Ruth enjoyed knitting, sewing, craft works and rewarded her family with hand crafted sweaters and afghans. Ruth will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by her family and friends. At Ruth’s request there will be no visitation. Interment in Park Lawn, Cemetery, Sudbury.