Ruth Goessaert passed away peacefully on December 30, 2018 in Coquitlam. She was predeceased by her beloved husband William “Bill”, daughter Sharon Leitch and son Ken Goessaert. She is lovingly remembered by daughter Patricia (Larry) O’Doherty, son John (Laurie), daughter-in-law Maureen Gurney, son-in-law Bill Leitch, grandchildren, great grandchildren, many neices, nephews and cousins.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated by Fr. Jun on Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Jude’s Parish 3078 Renfrew Street, Vancouver, B.C. Interment at Gardens of Gethsemani Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to L’Arche Greater Vancouver 7401 Sussex Avenue, Burnaby, B.C. V5J-3V6

“To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die”