Passed peacefully on Saturday January 7th, 2023 with her children by her side. Loving wife of the late Wallace Couch. Ruth has now joined Wallace and their son Bradley in Heaven. Much loved mom to Tom (Rose) Couch and Wendy (Sheila Pethick) Couch. Cherished Granny to Christa (Brian), Bradley (Cindy), Andrew, and Justin (Becky). Great-granny to Nicholas, Sophia, Abby, Spencer, Lawson and Joey. Ruth will be dearly missed by her sister Jackie (Seird) and sister-in-law Betty (Art) and sister-in-law Marilyn. Friends and family are invited to gather for a memorial visitation and service at NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME on Saturday January 14th, 2023. Visitation will begin at 11:00 am with service taking place at 12:30. Ruth will be laid to rest with her husband at Bond Head Cemetery at a later date. If so desired memorial donations may be made to Durham Hospice (Clarington Site) or the Humane Society of Durham Region.