Robina Agnes Steele passed away on February 2, 2006 in Chilliwack at the age of 85 years.Â She was born in Hawick, Scotland on October 27, 1920 and lived in the Chilliwack area for 52 years.
She enjoyed reading, shopping, playing cards and bingo, and she also had a love for cats and music.
Ruby is survived by her sister Winnie Tomlinson in Scotland, niece Shelagh (Ken) Downie, and great-niece Lesley (David) McErlane and their son Leo.Â She was predeceased by her husband Dave and beloved son Craig.
She will also be greatly missed by her friends and ‘adopted’ family members to whom she was an amazingly generous and helpful woman.Â She was aÂ real life “Mrs. Claus”, always making sure that a child’s toy box was full.
There will be a private service with interment at the Chilliwack Cemetery.Â If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Chilliwack Animal Safe Haven.