Dorothy Doreen Ruscoe (née Holmes) passed away peacefully, at the West Parry Sound Health Centre, on January 29th, 2023. Age 98 years.

Beloved wife of the late John Arthur “Bun” Ruscoe. Dear mother of Janet Lawson (Aubrey) (former late husband David Lawson); and Warren (Lynn) Ruscoe. Cherished grandmother of Leslie Anne Lawson (Russ), John Lawson (Shawntel), Jenna Perry (Martin), Curtis Ruscoe (Brad), and Sean Ruscoe (Josianne). Great-grandmother of John and Colin Perry. Dearly missed by Lynda Ruscoe. Dear sister of the late Eleanor Homewood, Clarence Holmes, Herbert Holmes, and Douglas Holmes. Fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

A special thank you to Dr. Witt and Dr. Anderson for their support and caring of Dorothy.

Friends will be received at the Logan Funeral Home (705-746-5855), 81 James Street, Parry Sound, on Saturday, May 27th, from 10:00 – 11:00 A.M.

A Service in Celebration of Dorothy’s Life will take place in the Logan Memorial Chapel on Saturday, May 27th, at 11:00 A.M. Reception to follow.

Private family interment Carling Cemetery in the spring.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Hospice West Parry Sound, or the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated.


So very sorry to hear of your moms passing. She was so very pleasant and friendly when we met.
Take care.
Patty Riches

-Patty Riches

Wishing you comfort and hoping that fond memories quickly become greater than your grief.

-Marilyn Lawson

Our condolences to the family. She was one of the nicest person you could know. You were so lucky to have all those years of memories.

-Bob Woods

Fond memories of your Mom during happy times in Nobel subdivision. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Janis Ryder & the Ryder family

-Janis Ryder

So sorry to hear about the passing of Dorthy. Sending our sincerest condolences to your family during this time.

-Shannon Janes

Always such a beautiful and kind Lady! one of Nobel’s greatest Mom’s! her warm smile and seeing her shopping on Fridays! will be missed. Bert and Patty💕

-Patty Forbes

Your mom and dad were such lovely people. It was so comforting having our children grow up in a neighbourhood knowing that caring neighbours were looking out for them as well. They were a very kind and thoughtful couple. Our thoughts are with you.

-The Spinneys