Ruth McCleave

Obituary of Ruth McCleave

Peacefully at Central Place Nursing Home, on Saturday, January 8th, 2022. Ruth Margaret McCleave (nee Peardon), of Owen Sound, at the age of 91 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Bruce McCleave (2012). Loving mother of Jim (Barb) McCleave, of Chatsworth, Wayne (Jill) McCleave, of Brampton and Chad (Stephanie) McCleave, of Aurora. Proud grandmother of Paul (Jimena), Keri-Ann (Todd), Nathan, Jenna, Drake, Alec, Kira (Ed), Adam (Melissa) and great-grandmother of Joshua, Ty, Keeton, Ellaya, Danny, JP, Ethan, Griffin, Paige and Jacob. Dear sister-in-laws of Helen McCleave, of B.C. and Velma Devitt, of Barrie, Allan (Shannon) McCleave, of Mono, Lynda (Jens) Jensen, of P.E.I.  Predeceased by her parents, Russell and Illo Peardon; her brother, Bob and his wife Joane Peardon and her sister Marilyn and brother-in-law and sister-in-law.                                                                       


A Memorial Service for Ruth McCleave will held at a later date in the Chapel of the BRIAN E. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 250 – 14th Street West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K – 3X8 (519-376-7492). Interment in Brampton Cemetery. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Owen Sound Animal Shelter, the Owen Sound Regional Hospital Foundation or the War Amps as your expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family online at

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