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Obituary for Ruth Patricia Vancise

Ruth Patricia Vancise passed away on Monday September 4, 2023 in Chemainus, British Columbia at the age of 69. Ruth, beloved mother of Tamara Collins-Hobbs (Dale) and Scott Collins. Cherished Grandmother (Nana, Granny) to Brandon (Ashley) Kenzie, Dylan (Jordyn) Kenzie, Ryan Kenzie, Tyneshia Hobbs, Dustin Collins and Aaliya Williams-Collins and Step-Grandmother to Ava Hobbs and Declan Hobbs. Adored Great-Grandmother to Addison Kenzie, Raelynn and Rylee Kenzie. Loving sister of David (the late Catherine) Vancise, Susan (Graham) Low and Sandra (Robert) Huver. Predeceased by her parents James and Helen Vancise. Ruth had a great passion for Nursing throughout her career in both Kitchener Waterloo and Surrey BC where she retired from nursing. Her life was devoted to her passions of music including playing the guitar and singing, travel, animals, family and embracing the coastal life in BC. Visitation will take place on Friday September 29, 2023 from 7-9 at Fawcett Funeral Homes, Collingwood Chapel, 82 Pine Street. A Celebration of Ruth's life will be held on Saturday September 30,2023 at 1:00pm in the Chapel with a reception to follow at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 63, 490 Ontario Street, Collingwood. Interment, Stayner Union Cemetery.