Of RR#3 Hepworth, peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services Wiarton on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Margaret Ruth O’Connor (nee Tatum) at the age of 93 years. Loving wife for more than 70 years to the late Douglas Warren O'Connor (2013). Cherished mother of Donna Linstead-Field and her husband Steve, of Durham; Phil "Joe" and his wife Joan, of RR#1 Wiarton; Peter, of Grand Valley; Bob, of RR#3 Hepworth; and Edith and her husband Paul McCartney, of RR#1 Wiarton; and daughter-in-law Linda O'Connor, of Port Elgin. Grandma will be forever remembered by her 14 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Sister of Ollie Tendall, of Port Dover, and Dixie Tatum, of Saskatoon; sister-in-law of Stanley O’Connor, of Coldwater. Ruth will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by her parents Jack and Annie; son Bruce; son-in-law Bruce Linstead; daughter-in-law Bonnie; sister-in-law Helen Maltby, and Vera Maltby; brothers, Edwin Tatum, and Ross Tatum; brothers-in-law Allan Maltby, Moe Tendall, Roger O’Connor and Alfred O’Connor; sisters-in-law Shirley O'Connor, Marie O'Connor, Norma O’Connor and Margaret Tatum. Friends may call at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041 on Wednesday August 30, 2017 from 11 - 1 PM, where a service celebrating Ruth’s life will be conducted in the chapel at 1 o'clock. Interment in Zion Cemetery, Hepworth. Donations to BPHS Foundation (Wiarton) would be appreciated.