Obituary of Ruth Madeline Traquair
The family of Ruth Traquair is sad to announce that Ruth passed away peacefully at Tilbury Manor Nursing Home with her loving niece Darlene and nephew Ray Duquette at her side on January 3rd, 2022 at the age of 103. Beloved wife of the late William Traquair (2007). Daughter of the late George Nussey (1956) and Violet (Ramm) Nussey (1977). Dear sister to Pearl (Nussey) Atkinsin. She was predeceased by her brothers Darrell (1985), James (1971), Arnold (1991), Gordon (2001), Harold (2007) and Clarence (2020) and by her sisters Nora (Nussey)(Armaly) Otto and Jean (Nussey) Coulter (2009). She will be dearly missed by her sister, nieces and nephews. Ruth taught school at S.S. No 6 W. Tilbury E from 1938-1952 and then was a supply teacher at Comber Tilbury W. school from 1952-1965 as well as area schools. After retiring from teaching, she was the first woman on the school board as Secretary Treasurer in Tilbury W. Ruth was an adventurous person. At the age of 22, her brother Arnold took her to Toronto to buy an ‘Indian’ motorcycle and she rode it back to the farm much to her father’s surprise. She sold this motorcycle to get her 1st car, a 1933 Plymouth Coupe in 1943 to drive to school in Tilbury E. She was a member of the Comber Rebekah Lodge for more than 70 years. She also was a member of the U.C.W and received her 50 year pin in 1998. Visitation at Reaume Funeral Home Inc., 6 Canal St. W., Tilbury, on Friday, January 7, 2022 from 10am to 12pm. Private service to follow. Due to COVID-19 restrictions you must preregister for the VIsitation at the following link: https://signup.com/go/DUCBQcV as space is limited or call, 519-682-0110 between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Donations in memory to the St. Andrew's United Church in Comber.
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