It is with great sorrow that we announce the peaceful passing of Ruth Beatrice Acheson at her home in Lucan on Thursday, November 10, 2016, in her 101st year. Ruth was born in Stratford, Ontario on March 30, 1916. Ruth was the daughter of George and Beatrice (Lewis) Fraser of Stratford. Cherished wife of the late Lloyd Clifford Acheson (2012). Dear mother of the late Clifford Acheson (1986). Loved eternally by daughter Heather and son-in-law Mick Stafford of Toronto. Dear grandmother of Shannon (Robert) Dameron, Heather and Christopher Acheson all of Toronto, 4 great-grandchildren Kelly (David) Phelan, of New York, Scott Hayles and Austin Acheson of Toronto, and Amber Acheson of London and a great-great grandchild Luna. Also survived by her sister Dorothy Barss (the late Kenneth) of Victoria, B.C. Fondly remembered by her daughter-in-law Nancy Acheson of London. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Ruth was a kind, caring and devoted person who deeply loved her family and friends. She sold real estate for J.W. Rowcliffe Real Estate Company of London for many years. She will live in our hearts forever and was a gift to all who knew her. A special thank you to her caregivers Linda, Arlene, Donna and Rev. Darrell Shaule.
Relatives and friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Tuesday, November 15th from 12 -1:30 PM where the funeral service will be held at 2 PM with Rev. Darrell Shaule officiating. Interment St. James Cemetery.
Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.