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  • Ruth Hambrook

  • Passing Date:Sat, Aug 19 2023
  • Funeral Date:Wed, Aug 23 2023
  • Viewing:Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 PM
  • Funeral Location:Holy Trinity Anglican Church-Blackville
  • Resting Location:Jardine Funeral Home
  • Wishes:One’s choice
The death of Ruth Mildred (Astle) Hambrook RN wife of the late Mark Hambrook, of Parkland on the River, Miramichi, NB, occurred on Saturday, August 19, 2023, at the Miramichi Hospital at the age of 97.  Born in Quarryville, NB, she was the daughter of the late James and Ambrosine (Clark) Astle.  Ruth was a Maternity nurse and also helped run the Hambrook General Store in Renous with her husband. Ruth and Markie loved to dance and most recently she was seen dancing at the Irish Festival - on her 97th birthday! 
Ruth is survived by her children: Peter Modley (Phyllis) of Vermont, USA; Mark Hambrook (Barbara), Marilyn Carter (Carl) all of Cassilis, NB; John Hambrook (Brenda) of Moncton, NB; siblings: Merton Astle (Hulda) of Gray Rapids, NB; Wayne Astle of Miramichi, NB; sister-in-law: Grace Astle of Quarryville, NB; eight grandchildren, nine great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents and husband, Ruth is predeceased by siblings: Elvina Elliott (Jack), Hiram Astle, Lois Corney (Hubert), Ivan and infant Mildred.
The family will receive visitors at Jardine Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 22, 2023, from 2-4 & 7- 9 PM.  The funeral service will be held from Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Blackville on Wednesday, August 23, 2023, at 3 PM with Father Gerry Laskey officiating.  Burial will follow in the Holy Trinity Anglican Cemetery.
Please Note: Members of the Retired Nurses are asked to meet at the church on Wednesday at 2:30 PM.
In Ruth’s memory, donations may be made to a memorial of one’s choice.  Messages of condolence can be sent through our website:
Funeral arrangements are under the care of Jardine Funeral Home, 597 Old King George Highway, Miramichi, NB.  Telephone: 506-622-3600 or 506-622-7464.
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