Ruby May Young
1926 - 2003

Young, Ruby M. – 77, of Halfway River, Cumberland County passed away Friday, April 25, 2003 at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Maccan, she was the daughter of Hilda M. (Betts) Proctor, West Brook and the late John S. Proctor. She was a member of the Royal True Blue Association, She enjoyed making crafts, doing crossword puzzles, going to yard sales, playing computer games and darts. She is survived by seven daughters, Hilda Rector (George Atkinson); Rona Rector (Stan), Velda MacDonald, Dorothy Daborn (Stephen Henwood), Pamela Young (Andy Allen), Loretta Atkinson (Frank), Carla Stephens (David); seven sons, James Pettigrew (Sandy), Terry Pettigrew (Madeline), Eric Young, David Young (Lois), Bernard Richards (Lorenda), Frederick Young (Pamela), Donald Young (Monique); sisters, Betty Mosher (Gerald), Carol Stevens (Eddie); six brothers, Leonard (Vera), Victor (Betty), John (Myrna), Earle (Carrie), Ernest (Carol), Lloyd; 34 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; a great-great granddaughter; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her first husband, John Pettigrew; second husband, John Young; a sister, Isabelle Duplisea. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Smith’s Funeral Home, Parrsboro where funeral will be held 4 p.m. Monday, Rev. Clarence Clark and Rev. Danny Compton officiating. Burial in the West Brook Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to a charity of choice.


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