Ruth Picketts

Ruth Picketts



(née Sootheran),

of Princeton, BC 1923 – 2016

Mom passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at the age of 93.

Mom married Byron Picketts, her cowboy, in 1946, and the couple had four children. She is survived by her daughter Lynda Chester (Richard), her son Randy Picketts (Maureen), grandchildren Dean Picketts (Kristen), Leanne L’Esperance (Derek) and Jenn Hilton (Jamie) and her great grandchildren Ashley and Jessica Picketts. Mom survived all her brothers and sisters, her husband Byron plus two of her daughters, Sheila Whittingham (Damer) and Violet Picketts, and now passes along the torch as the family tree gets trimmed even further.

She will be missed so much by not only the family but the extended family – which was everyone that dropped by. Everyone was welcomed in her home and everything was “lovely dear”. Growing up she was ‘MOM’ to all our friends and Auntie Ruth by all else. She was loved and cherished by everyone and that made us so very proud that she was our MOM.

Thanks go to the staff at Ridgewood Lodge and Dr. Black for all your love and caring for our Mom. The family will hold a Celebration of Life in the spring of 2017 in Princeton. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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