Peacefully surrounded by family at the Brockville General Hospital on Monday May 21, 2018 at the age of 83. Ruth Cook, beloved wife of Edward (Ted) Griffin for 63 years. Much loved mother of Nancy (Barb), Connie (D’Arcy) and Stephen (Barb). Cherished grandmother of Tim, Royden, Matthew, Lisa and Brian. Predeceased her parents Daisy and Grant Cook, and step father Gordon Finkle and by 2 sisters Marion VanKounghnet and Hildred McCutcheon. The family will receive friends at the Tompkins Funeral Home on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral service will be held in our chapel on Friday May 25 at 11:00 am. Interment Gananoque cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations made to the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (Cancer Centre) or to the Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated by the family. Ruth will be missed by many for her involvement in a number of things like being a long time member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority, canvassing for charitable organizations, an early years Girl Guide Leader, Driving cancer patients to their appointments, delivering meals on wheels, delivered library books to shut ins, Long time member of the UCW, retired teacher, and worked as an administrator and bookkeeper in her husband’s construction business, “Griffin Bro’s”.