Ruth Frances Legrow

June 20, 1926 to May 21, 2020


Passed peacefully away, in the presence of family, on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Chancellor Park long term care facility, St. John’s, NL,  at the age of 93 years.

Predeceased by her husbands Pearce Alcock and Alan LeGrow; son Donald Alcock; parents Frances and Henry Hutchings; sister Geraldine; and brothers Leighton, Wilbert, Donald and Eric.  Leaving to mourn her daughter Karen; sons Robert (Marion);  Douglas (Debbie) and David (Denise);  granddaughters Robyn and Stephanie; grandsons Rodney, Randy, Corey, Brian and Colin; great grandchildren Ethan, Olivia, Lucas, Jacob and Cameron; sister Molly as well as extended family and friends.

Ruth graduated from the General Hospital School of Nursing in 1949.  After graduating, Ruth spent many enjoyable years working as a nurse.

At Ruth’s request, cremation has taken place at Carnell’s Funeral Home on Freshwater Road, St. John’s with a private family interment to take place at a future date.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff of Chancellor Park for their care and compassion over the past 4 years.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Society.

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Dave & the Alcock family, I would like to offer condolences on your mother’s passing. . Ruth had such a sense of humour, . She was my neighbour at Windermere & I had many a chuckle with her. Angie Bowes

Doug and family,

So sorry to read of your Mom’s passing. Thoughts and prayers to you at this difficult time. Your precious memories of a beautiful Mom will help you during the days ahead. Thinking of you.
Mike and Ruth Walsh

Sorry to hear of Aunt Ruth’s passing. Loss is never easy, but your are in our hearts and prayers. Your cousins Claudia Conly, Michael Hutchings, Mary Hutchings, Nora Miranda and Geraldine Houck.

So sorry to hear of Ruth’s passing she will be remembered by the residents of Windermere Condominiums.
Sandra & John Warford

Thinking of you in these difficult times.

To the Alcock Family

Sorry to hear of Aunt Ruth’s passing..

Harry, Denise & Andrea Hutchings

Sincere sympathy on Ruth’s passing.
My thoughts are with you.
Jane Piercey

Deepest sympathy.

Heart felt sympathies and prayers to you all during this difficult. time.
Ruth was a friend who enjoyed a chat and loved her bananas 🙂
She always asked Dad how he was doing as she saw him during walks or in the dining room.
Regards <3

Our sincere condolences to your family from the Howe family. Edwin (Chancellor Park) ; his wife Gertrude and their daughters Sally and Christina.

Robert and family , sincere condolences on the passing of Aunt Ruth. WAyne Moores

Bob & Marion, sincere condolences on the passing of your mom. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts as grieve this loss.

Bob and Marion and family sorry to hear of your mother passing be sure that you are in our thoughts and prayers

Bob, Marion & all the Alcock family, my deepest condolences on the passing of your mom, grandmother & great-grandmother. I remember working with your mom @ St. Clare’s. She was a wonderful competent nurse who loved & took pride in her work.
“Remember she is only gone from your sight, not from your heart and the cherished memories”.
Sincerely Barb

Dave, Denise and Stephanie, sorry for your loss and may your memories of the good times with your Mom carry you forward

Bob, Doug & famiily, my deepest condolences on the loss of your Mom. May your Mom RIP.