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Obituary for Gerarda "Hilda" Ruston (Vorstenbosch)


Hilda Ruston-Player, 84, of Stratford passed away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

Beloved wife of the late John Ruston (1999) and Stanley Player (2021). Dear mother of Mike Ruston (Joanne), Ken Ruston (Nancy), Patricia Ruston and Bruce Ruston. Loving grandmother of Tim (Rebecca), Nathan (Layla), Rebecca (Pierce), Darrick (Daisy), Lindsay (Kevin) and Gavin. She will be missed by her great grandchildren Owen, Emily, Henry, Malaya and Eliza.

Dear sister of Bert (Audrey), Bill (Shirley), Joe, Tony (Anne), Jerry (Judy), Jim (Karen) and Mary Vorstenbosch. Dear sister-in-law of Kathy, Barbara and Darlene Vorstenbosch. She will be missed by the Ruston and Player families and a multitude of nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents Martin and Cornelia Vorstenbosch, sister Joanne Henry (Ken), brothers Martin, John and Adrian and great granddaughter Sophie.

Friends will be received at the Lockhart Funeral Home, 109 Montreal St., Mitchell on Sunday, June 26, 2022 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Those attending the funeral home visitation are asked to schedule a time at or by calling 519-348-8643. Visitation will also be held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Kinkora on Monday from 10:00-10:45 a.m. followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Ronnie Tagnines - Celebrant (scheduling not required). Memorial donations to Stratford Perth Hospice Foundation or Stratford General Hospital would be appreciated and may be made at