Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on March 12, 2018, surrounded by her loving family, Ruby Howell (nee Rowe), in her 95th year. Predeceased by her husband Ernest (1989); son Wayne (1968); grandson Todd (1975); daughter-in-law Donna (2009); parents Alfred and Jessie Rowe; brothers Benjamin Rowe (Belle), Maxwell Rowe (Kathleen) and Charles Rowe; sisters Elizabeth Boyles (Albert), Carrie Stanley (William) and Florence Stanley (Jack). Left with fond and loving memories children Geraldine Campbell (Chet), Ernest Howell (Pat), Ronald Howell (Marilyn), Frank Howell (Agnes), Ruby Murphy (Ed), Karen Hussey (Walter) and Darryl Howell (Michele); 18 grandchildren, 8 step-grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-granddaughter; and sister-in-law Ivy Rowe; also, a number of other relatives and friends. Special thank you to the amazing staff and her friends at Meadow Creek Retirement Centre. As well, much gratitude to Dr. Jeff White for many years of exceptional care and the Doctors and Nurses at the Health Sciences Centre ICU Unit for their compassion shown towards Ruby and her family during her final days. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road where the family will receive visitors on Wednesday, March 14 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Thursday, March 15 at 2 p.m. with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ruby’s name may be made to a charity of one’s choice. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guestbook, please visit www.carnells.com.