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Ruby Barkley

Obituary of Ruby Barkley

Entered into rest with family by her side at the Brockville General Hospital on Monday August 17th, 2020. Ruby Jean Barkley (Bush) of Brockville age 80 years. Beloved wife of Douglas Barkley, loving mother of Stephen Barkley (Ann) and Paul Barkley. Cherished grandmother of Dana, Ben, Joe and Mattie. Ruby is survived by her sister Gerry Thornington and brothers Frank (Marianne), Robert (Sherry) and Walter Bush, her cousin Debbie Ferguson-Dixie (Bob) as well as several nieces and nephews. She worked in payroll and personnel including Parke-Davis and Burnbrae Farms. She enjoyed being a sports mom, art class and painting, gardening, traveling, and many great years spent on the St. Lawrence River with Doug. A Celebration of Ruby’s life will be held at the Barclay Funeral Home, 137 Pearl Street East Brockville on Saturday August 22nd, 2020 from 12 noon - 2 p.m. A private family interment will follow at Oakland Cemetery. In memory of Ruby, donations to the Wall Street United Church, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolence may be made online at Due to the COVID restrictions, please call the Funeral Home at 613-342-2792 if you would like to attend the Celebration of Life as there is a limit to how many people can be in the building at a time. Everyone must wear a mask indoors at all times. All attendees must follow these directives: .

Celebration of Life

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday, August 22, 2020
Barclay Funeral Home
137 Pearl Street East
Brockville, Ontario, Canada


Oakland Cemetery
1524 County Road 2
Brockville , Ontario, Canada