KROUSKIE, Ruth Ann (nee Lightle)

January 4, 1940 - May 14, 2023

Ruthann Krouskie, 83 of Guelph passed away on Mother’s Day, May 14th after a lengthy battle with multiple cancers. Ruthann was born on Jan 4th, 1940 to Edward and Isabelle Lightle in Orangeville. As a shy, hardworking farm girl Ruthann moved to Guelph in pursuit of a career as a legal secretary at Moon and Heath Barristers & Solicitors. She eventually married Thomas Krouskie and went on to have 5 children, David Krouskie, Tracy Muller, Brian Krouskie, Katherine Krouskie, and AnnMarie Krouskie. After raising her children she returned to the workforce as a clerk for the Township of Puslinch which she excelled at and thoroughly enjoyed until her retirement at the age of 65. She is survived by her sister Grace Greenaway, and her brother Kenneth Lightle. She was also blessed with 9 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren. Funeral Service was held at the Dods & McNair Funeral Home, Chapel & Reception Centre, 21 First St., Orangeville on Thursday May 18, 2023 at 11:00am with visitation that began at 10:00am. Memorial donations to Ovarian Cancer Canada or New Hope Animal Rescue would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be offered to the family at

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