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Ruth Mary Pope

Ruth Mary Pope

April 26, 2024

Ruth Mary Pope

POPE, Ruth Mary – Passed away peacefully at Rockwood Terrace, Durham, on Friday, April 26, 2024 in her 90th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband, Charles “Sonny” Pope (November 1, 2023). Loving mother of Debra (Doug) Meyers of Conn, Jason Pope of South River and mother-in-law of Carla Peppler of Hanover. Proud Nan of Adam, Jenn, Aaron and Andrea. Lovingly remembered by her great-grandchildren. Survived by her sister Shirley Calhoun, sisters-in-law Margaret Stasyshyn and Jackie Davies, as well as many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her children Lori Yaeger and Dan Pope; siblings: Bill (Jean), Dot (Jack), George (Roma), Hazel (John), Shirley (John), and Wally (Sybil). 

Visitation will be held at England Funeral Home, 294 Main Street South, Mount Forest, on Thursday, May 2nd from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at First Baptist Church, 116 Fergus Street North, Mount Forest, on Friday, May 3rd at 11:00 a.m. with visitation at the church from 10:00-10:45 a.m. All are welcome for refreshments and fellowship in the church hall immediately following the service. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Ruth are asked to consider Sleeping Children Around the World.


Ruth always had a witty comment to anything Charlie said and going to Irish Lake will not be the same when they are not there to visit.
I will miss them dearly
Sylvia Ard

— Sylvia Ard, May 13, 2024

Special people in a wonderful love story.

— tom osborne, May 2, 2024

Jenn and Aaron please accept my deepest condolences on the loss of your Grandmother.
Deanna MacLachlan

— Deanna MacLachlan, May 2, 2024

Sincere condolences on the passing of Ruth…the Pope’s were wonderful neighbours years ago in Conn…she was a beautiful lady inside & out & will be missed by many. Our thoughts & prayers are with you all @ this sad time.

— Brian & Marilynne Adams, May 1, 2024

Sincere condolences to you,Debbie and Family on the passing of your MOM. She will live on in your memories with all the special times you had in her life.

— Marlyn, May 1, 2024

We are sending our heartfelt condolences to Ruth's family and all who knew and loved her. Such a warm and generous person! Ruth and Charlie were wonderful friends to our parents Margaret and Gino Casella (from the schoolhouse at Irish Lake). We have wonderful memories of our visits with her, right up to last year. We are thinking of you all and keeping you in our hearts.

— Emilia and John Casella, May 1, 2024

Debbie, Doug, AJ and family
So very to hear of the passing of your Mom/Grandmother. Our thoughts and prayers 🙏 are with you.

— Ken and Margy Smart, April 30, 2024

Debbie and Doug and AJ
So sorry to hear about your Mom and Nan...our deepest condolences.

— Mary Lou and Larry McLean, April 30, 2024

Sending my sincere condolences on the passing of your kind, gentle mother. I will forever hold the memories of all of the Pope family and the laughter and kindness in Conn dear to my heart. So thankful for the memories.

— Trina Larter, April 30, 2024

Debbie, Doug, and Family;
Please accept our deepest condolences at this difficult time.
Ruth was one of a kind, always thoughtful, kind, and lots of fun to be with.
We had many great times with both Ruth and her husband Charlie, sitting on the
porch telling jokes and chatting about life. There was always laughter, a cup of
tea or coffee waiting for you along with warm hospitality.
We will miss Ruth so very much, it will not be the same Irish Lake without her.

Rest In Peace Ruthie
Your Neighbours, Charlotte and Brian
You will always be in our thoughts and hearts xx

— Charlotte and Brian Barton, April 29, 2024

Dear Debbie, Doug, Jason & Family,

We were saddened to hear of Aunt Ruth's passing. She was such a beautiful lady inside and out and she will be dearly missed. May you carry all of the loving memories forever in your heart. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Dawn & Darryl Dalke (granddaughter of Dot & Jack)

— Dawn Dalke, April 29, 2024

Hello Debbie and Doug and family,
From the Allison family (Hazel), know we are thinking of you all at this time. Will miss Aunt Ruth, she and Uncle Sonny always welcomed us into their home and made us laugh like the children we were creating such great memories.
Big Hugs

— Elaine Allison, April 28, 2024

My sincere sympathy to you and your family Deb in the loss of your Mom. May the love and support of family and friends help you through this difficult time. Cherish the memories.

— Sue Zonneveld, April 27, 2024

Dear Debbie, Doug , Jason and family
Our deepest sympathy to each of you on the loss of your Mom, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother. God needed an Angel and she will be watching over each of you. She will be missed by all. Remember the good times to help you through this difficult time.
Our prayers and thoughts are with you
Love Bob and Marg

— Bob and Marg Duggan, April 27, 2024

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294 Main Street South
P.O. Box 38, Mount Forest
Ontario, Canada N0G 2L0
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