Ruby, Mary Ann

Born: Feb 10, 1913
Died: Oct 08, 2017


RUBY: Mary Ann – passed away peacefully on Sunday October 8, 2017 at her residence Nithview Community, New Hamburg.  Mary Ann was born in East Zorra Township 104 years ago a daughter of David R. Bender and the former Barbara Wagler.
Beloved wife of the late Isaac Ruby who she married December 1, 1966 and who predeceased her April 23, 1967.  Dear mother of Raymond & wife Norma of Tavistock.  Survived by her grandchildren Dale & Marianne Ruby, Mary Lou Murray, Karen & David Jutzi, Grace & Paul Ruby, Joan & Chris Schooley and 11 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.  Mary Ann is also survived by her many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her brothers Lorne & Katie Bender, William & Mable Bender and sisters Fannie & David Lichti and Alma Bender.
Relatives and friends may call at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home 291 Huron St., New Hamburg on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Burial service will take place at East Zorra Mennonite Church Cemetery 16th line on Wednesday October 11, 2017 at 1:00pm. Funeral Service will follow in East Zorra Mennonite Church at 2:00pm. Pastor Ray Martin will officiate.    
In lieu of flowers, donations to the M.C.C. or the Nithview Community (cheques accepted) would be appreciated by the family.  Personal condolences can be sent at


Visitation Information


Oct 10, 2017


2 - 4 & 7 - 9 p.m.


Mark Jutzi Funeral Home – New Hamburg
291 Huron Street
New Hamburg, Ontario
N3A 1K2
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Service Information


Oct 11, 2017


2:00 p.m.


East Zorra Mennonite Church
677044 16th Line
RR#1 Tavistock, Ontario
N0B 2R0
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Interment Information


16th Line East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery
RR#1 Tavistock, Ontario

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Although charitable funds are sent directly to the charity, please remember to contact us directly to give a card from you to the family in memory of their loved one.

Nithview Community
200 Boullee Street
New Hamburg, ON
N3A 2K4
(519) 662-2280

Mennonite Central Committee
50 Kent Avenue
suite 203
Kitchener, ON
N2G 3R1
(519) 745 - 8458


Condolence from Ross and Donna Pullen sent on October 13, 2017

Raymond, Norma and family:
Sorry to hear of the passing of Mary Ann.
Our thoughts are with you at this time.
Cherish the memories.
Ross and Donna Pullen

Condolence from Mary Ann Krantz sent on October 13, 2017

My sincere condolences to Raymond and Norma and family

Condolence from Deborah M Johnson ( nee Ruby) sent on October 11, 2017

I am so sorry to hear about the loss of my dear little aunt Mary Ann.
I have fond childhood memories of this sweet natured aunt and enjoyed visiting with her when I was young.
My sympathy goes out to all my cousins at this time. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Sincerely- Deborah M. ” Ruby” Johnson

Condolence from Dianne Ritz sent on October 10, 2017

Hello Mary Lou. Thinking of you and Katie as you remember your grandmother and great-grandmother.

Take Care

Condolence from Judie Bowlby sent on October 9, 2017

Dear Mary Lou, Katey and family.
Well, what a long life your grandmother had, I remember her so well from when I worked at the grocery store. I also knew she was David Lickti,s sister but didn,t realize she was your grandmother Mary Lou. My sincere condolences as you rejoice in a wonderful life now over. Judie Bowlby