Ruth Marie Boehm passed away at home on July 10th, 2015 at Chilliwack, BC at the age of 76. Ruth was born in Rhein, Saskatchewan on March 21, 1939, the only daughter in a family of 8 children. She married Donald Jarvis in 1959 and they had 3 children, Janice, Lisa and Charles (Chuck). The family grew up in Port Coquitlam, BC and later moved to Pointe Claire, Quebec where Ruth was a health care worker for many years. Ruth loved her flower and vegetable gardens and put her heart and soul into cooking for family and friends. In later years, she moved to Chilliwack, BC to be closer to Chuck and his family and her daughters in Victoria and Salt Spring Island. Ruth is lovingly remembered by her daughters Janice and Lisa Jarvis, ex-husband Donald Jarvis, and her grandchildren Allegra, Belinda, Tina and Becky Jarvis (Chuck and Elaine’s daughters), Kim Tran (daughter of Janice), great grandchildren Abigail and Bethany (Allegra and Bobby Harrison’s children), brothers Walter and Ron Boehm and daughter-in law Elaine Jarvis. She is predeceased by her son Charles (Chuck) Jarvis, father Henry Boehm, mother Mary Boehm and brothers Helmut, Clarence, Fred, Ray and Wilmer. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 pm at Saturday, July 18th at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home 45865 Hocking Avenue, Chilliwack, BC. Pastor Ron Daase officiating. Online condolences may be offered at

Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home

45865 Hocking Ave., Chilliwack BC V2P 1B5


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