Ruby Steele-Lancaster

Ruby Steele-Lancaster (nee Johnston) of Hamilton passed away peacefully at the Hamilton General Hospital on Tues., March 15, 2011, in her 97th year.

She was the beloved wife of the late Weldon Lancaster and the late Vincent Steele. She was the loving mother of James and his wife, June, John and his wife, Marg, and Sharon and her husband, Gordon, all of Hamilton, and was predeceased by daughter Mary Flegg-McPhail. She was the dear grandmother of 10 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

Ruby rested at the Dodsworth & Brown Funeral Home, Robinson Chapel in Hamilton (905-522-2496) where family received friends on Fri., March 18, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. The funeral service was held at St. Paul’s United Church in Hamilton on Sat., March 19 at 11 am. Family interment took place on Mon., March 21 at 1 pm at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Chesterville.

If so desired, remembrances to St. Paul’s United Church, 42 Tragina St. N., Hamilton, ON L8H 5C5 would be appreciated by the family.

The family invite friends to sign Ruby’s book of condolence at