Ruth Beach
In Loving Memory of

Ruth Beach

1924 - 2019

Obituary of Ruth Beach

BEACH, Ruth (nee Overholt)

Passed away peacefully on Friday, January 4, 2019, just 20 days shy of her 95th birthday. A lifelong resident of Wainfleet/Port Colborne; Ruth was predeceased by her husband Jim (1987). She is survived by her children Laurie (Dan) Doherty, Nancy (Ron) Levere, Dennis (Veronica), Doug (Diana), and David (Kristin). She will be lovingly remembered by eleven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, her sisters Jean and Ann, sisters-in-law Marilynn and Tillie, several nieces and nephews, extended family and friends. Much appreciation to Brenda, Louise and Katrina of CCAC, the wonderful care from the 6th floor staff at the Welland Hospital, Kim and Bridges Port Colborne staff. In accordance with Ruth's wishes, cremation has taken place and arrangements are entrusted with Essentials Cremation and Burial Services. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 1p.m. at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, 123 King St, Port Colborne. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations given to Niagara Action for Animals, McKay School Breakfast Club (Port Colborne), or to the charity of one's choice would be appreciated by Ruth's family. Donations and online condolences may be made by calling Essentials (905) 354-2133 or on Ruth's tribute page found at

Service Information

Funeral Mass

Date & Time:
January 12, 2019
1:00 pm until 2:00 pm
St. Patricks Roman Catholic Church
123 King Street
Port Colborne, ON
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Art Weaver
4 years ago

So sorry for your loss my condolences to the entire Beach family she was a lovely lady

Russell & Mandy Turner
4 years ago

You’re all in our thoughts. Sorry for your loss of a lovely lady.

Colleen Shickluna
4 years ago

So sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to all the family.

Maria (Spada) and Tom Saxton
4 years ago

Our most sincere condolences for the recent loss of your mom. May you find comfort in knowing that she is in eternal peace. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all at this difficult time. Maria (Spada) and Tom Saxton

Colleen Goodbrand
4 years ago

So very sorry to read about Ruth’s passing. So sad. Thinking about you at this time.

Maureen Mione
4 years ago

Oh Dennis so very sorry, such a difficult time when we lose a parent. Your family was blessed to have her for so long.Thinking of you all, Maureen

Paul Bilodeau
4 years ago

Mrs Beach was always gracious and kind when as teenagers we were planning our social life. You could tell that she knew when we were up to no good, but yet, she was patient and trusting. I’m sure she was well aware of how much her family and friends loved her – she’ll be missed here and greeted by more loved ones where she is headed….wonderful woman. My condolences to the family.

Linda and Stafford Matchett
4 years ago

Dear Beach family , our deepest sympathy to you as a family so sorry for your loss.

Jamie Poehlman
4 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Ruth was an wonderful person and a great neighbour to us for so many years. She will be missed.


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