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Ruby Witzel

June 19, 1942 - September 8, 2010


On Wednesday September 8th, Mrs. Ruby Rogene Witzel of Oliver passed away peacefully, after a long fight with Leukemia at the age of 68 years.
She was predeceased by her brother Tom Swearingen of Eugene, Oregon.
Ruby will be lovingly remembered by her family including her husband John; sons, Morgen (Marilyn) Witzel of Kent, England and Marshall (Carol Ann) Witzel of Penticton; grandchildren Tyler of Vancouver and Ashley of Penticton as well as her brother Richard Swearingen of Eugene, Oregon.
Ruby was a freelance writer and wrote for various gardening and health publications as well as the Oliver Chronicle. She traveled throughout British Columbia extensively as well as the western United States.
Her affiliations included the Oliver United Church, The Oliver Women’s Institute and the Garden Club.
Ruby was passionate about her pets, gardening, the outdoors, travel and music.
A memorial celebration service will be held on Thursday September 16th from the Oliver United Church at 2:00 p.m. officiated by Rev. Ann White.
Donations gratefully accepted to the SPCA, 2200 Dartmouth Drive, Penticton, BC V2A 7W7
Condolences and tributes may be directed to the family by visiting
Arrangements entrusted to Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium, Oliver & Osoyoos, BC.


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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
September 16, 2010
Beginning at 2:00pm

Oliver United Church
9915 - 358th Avenue
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

A memorial celebration of life service will be officiated by Rev. Ann White at 2:00 P.M. Thursday September 16, 2010 at the Oliver United Church. A reception hosted by the U.C.W. in the church lower hall will follow.

9915 - 358th Avenue
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

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2200 Dartmouth Drive,
Penticton, BC
V2A 7W7

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