Obit: BRUCE, Isobel

BRUCE, Isobel - Peacefully, after a short illness, at University Hospital in London on Saturday October 24. Isobel was born in Amherst, Nova Scotia, in 1921. A strong and beautiful woman, a devoted wife and mother, Isobel is survived by her loving husband of 62 years Donald E. Bruce. Isobel was introduced to Don by her best friend, his sister, Marjorie Bell (nee Bruce). Don and Isobel married in 1946 in Toronto and had 3 children, Joan Bruce (Ian), Susan McDougall and Bill Bruce (Mary Jane) all of whom loved her and will miss her immeasurably. Isobel is also survived by her loving grandchildren Laura (Steve) and Max Rubino, Martha McDougall (Marc), Matthew and Elora (Christopher) Moreau, many nieces and nephews, her brother-in- law Dr. Gordon Bell and her brother John Morrell (Agnes). Isobel was past president and a life member of the Women's Christian Association as well as a valued volunteer in health services in London. We know Isobel has been joyously greeted in heaven by Marj, sisters Mac and Betty, son-in-law Sandy and so many others who knew and loved her. Friends will be received by the family on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 from 3-5 pm at the A. MILLARD GEORGE FUNERAL HOME, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The funeral service will be held at Metropolitan United Church, 468 Wellington Street (at Dufferin Avenue), London on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 11:00 am with Reverend Herbert S. Summers officiating. Cremation with interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. As an _expression_ of sympathy, donations to the Metropolitan United Church, 468 Wellington Street, London, ON N6A 3P8 would be appreciated. Online condolences at London Free Press - Monday, October 26, 2009 <