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September 19, 2013

Ruth Cannon Sims

NIAGARA FALLS —

Ruth Cannon Sims passed away on September 19, 2013 in Niagara Hospice House. Ruth was born on September 7, 1926 in Lockport, NY, and was the daughter of Herbert and Genevieve Owens Cannon.
Ruth was a graduate of St. Joseph's Business School in 1946 and worked as a Dental Assistant under Dr. Sippel for 40 years, retiring in 1999. Ruth was a lifetime and third generation member of Christ Episcopal Church; also a 68-year member of the Eastern Star Chapter 73, and member of the Dale Association.
Ruth was the loving wife of the late Harry "Louie" Sims, who passed away on March 11,2005; mother of  Daniel (Linda) Sims of Warner-Robins, GA and Lucinda (Cathy) Dempsey-Sims of Buffalo; grandmother of Samantha (Casey) Carden of Warner-Robins, GA and Patrick Cornell of Buffalo; great-grandmother of Hunter, Cassady and Payton Carden; sister of the late John Cannon; sister-in-law of Betty Cannon and Gladys Kelkenberg; and also aunt to several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call on Saturday, September 21, 2013, from 4-8 PM in Prudden and Kandt Funeral Home. The Eastern Star Services will be held immediately following at     8 PM. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, September 22, 2013, at 2 PM in the Christ Episcopal Church, Rochester Road and Fieldcrest Dr., Lockport, NY 14094. Interment will be in Cold Springs Cemetery. Memorials to the church would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Visit www.pruddenandkandt.com for online condolences.

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