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Cornelia (Nel) Ruhland

June 10, 1934 - June 4, 2022

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On Saturday, June 4th, 2022, Mrs. Cornelia (Nel) Sophia Ruhland of Oliver passed away peacefully at Sunnybank Centre at the age of 87 years.

She was predeceased by: husband, Henry Ruhland; daughter,  Sophia Ruhland ; grandson,  Carson Ruhland; second husband, Garry Long; stepson, Michael Long; parents: J & S vander Meer of Holland; brothers: John, Gijs, Gerrit vander Meer and sisters: Lies Conijyn and Rie Jonker.

Survived by her sister Gre vander Meer; children, Aggie (Keith), Joanna (Gerry), Stella, John, Bill (Pam), Jim, (Joanne daughter in-law) and Andrew; grandchildren, Jess (Shelly), Mark (Julie), Jason (Teri), Jeff (Ayako), Tim (Candice), Capri (Geoff), Milan, Maia (Andrew), Tyler, Adam, Jeleis (Johnny), Philip, Anthony, Rachel, Thomas, Erin, Carolyn (Jesse), Kelly, Daniel, Bryan, Sean, Sidney (Marie-Eve), Marisa (Travis), Carson (deceased), Celina, James, Miranda, Jacinta, Teresa, Damien, Philomena and 18 great-grandchildren plus two on the way.

Nel was very devoted to her traditional Roman Catholic faith and lived her life based on this faith.

She was a very giving person, always thinking of others and when tragedy struck, Nel spearheaded a Guatemala Earthquake Relief Program to help people affected by the earthquake.

Nel enjoyed singing, sewing, knitting, gardening, swimming, outdoor nature activities, camping and church activities.

A Requiem Mass will be held at 3:00 pm, Friday June 10, 2022 in the Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Chapel, 5855 Hemlock, Street, Oliver, BC followed by interment at the Oliver Municipal Cemetery. A reception in Rooms 1 & 2 at the Oliver Community Centre will follow the interment.

Condolences and tributes may be directed to the family by visiting www.nunes-pottinger.com

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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium Ltd.

The Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Sharon Ziebart
Relation: She knew our family for years. My Mom and her were friends.

I would like to offer my condolence. She was inspiration for me for the Roman Catholic faith.

From: Norm and Shirley Houle
Relation: friend

Sending you all huge hugs and Condolences. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

From: Sid Ruhland
Relation: Grandson

Love you, Oma, I’m going to miss you, but you’ll always be close to heart. I will forever cherish my firefighter quilt, it’s still my favourite to curl up in. XOXO

From: Peter Barnsdale
Relation: We met through her neighbor Sheryll.

Our sincere condolences to all the family. Although we only met her a few years back we shared many great conversations while visiting her next door neighbor Sheryll. She really was a bright light.

From: Nancy Thomas
Relation: High School Friend of her son Jim

Condolences Jim and family, thinking of you.

From: Jeff & Josie Weinrich & Family
Relation: Sister-in Laws Mother

Our condolences to Aggie & Keith & Family & the Ruhland Families. She is a peace now and will always be looking down on you.

From: Mark and Linda Daigle
Relation: Friends

Condolences to Jim, Joanne, Sid, Marie-Eve and all your loved ones. It was such a special treat to share a Christmas breakfast with this lovely lady a few years back. Our thoughts are with you.

From: Ann Nunes
Relation: friend of the family

Jim and families
My memory of your Mother was her singing at midnight mass on Christmas Eve.
May you, your brothers and sisters and families all hold cherished memories of her close to your hearts.
Thoughts and prayers are with you all
Ann

From: Lena THOMPSON
Relation: Friend/School mate of Jim Ruhland

Jim and the rest of the Ruhland Family. My deepest condolences on the loss of your mother and grandmother. Keep those memories of her close to your heart ♥️. Rest In Peace Mrs. Ruhland.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Mass

Date & Time:
June 10, 2022
Beginning at 3:00pm

Location:
Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Chapel
5855 Hemlock Street
Oliver, BC Canada

A Requiem Mass will be held at 3:00 pm, Friday June 10, 2022 in the Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Chapel, 5855 Hemlock, Street, Oliver, BC followed by interment at the Oliver Municipal Cemetery. A reception in Rooms 1 & 2 at the Oliver Community Centre will follow the interment.

5855 Hemlock Street
Oliver, BC Canada

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