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Saturday January 12, 2013

SWARTZ, Ruth Ann (nee Levey)

Retired co-owner (with husband) of Swartz Furniture Co. Ltd. Member of the Peterborough Beth Israel Synagogue. Long-time member of Peterborough Golf & Country Club, and the Tamarac Country Club in Florida
Passed away peacefully, at home in Peterborough, on Wednesday, January 2, 2013, in her 93rd year. Ruth was the beloved wife of the late Benjamin for 49 years. Loving mother of Linda Sonnenreich (Michael), Allan Swartz and Shoshanna Shelley. Dear grandmother of Peter Sonnenreich (Deborah), Nina Gafni (Jonathan), Charles Swartz (Christy) and Steven Swartz. Proud great grandmother of Ethan, Justin, Adina, Joseph, Benjamin and Noah. Sister of the late Fay Marcel. Ruth will be remembered by many other relatives and friends in Peterborough and the Ft. Lauderdale Florida area. A funeral service was held at COMSTOCK FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough. Burial at Little Lake Cemetery. Donations to the Alzheimer Society or the Peterborough Art Gallery would be appreciated. A special thank you to Terry Whalen, Dale James and her daughter, Tina, for the kindness, professional care and dignity they provided for mom over the last few years. Online condolences may be made at

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