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Ruth Evelyn BOWIE

Westpark Chapel

On May 27, 2024, passed away  peacefully at Ilam Lifecare, after a courageous ten year battle, aged 73 years. Dearly loved partner of Malcolm Smart, much loved Mum of Jamie Smart.

                             ‘Always loved and will be sadly missed

Special thanks to the St George’s Oncology Team, and Dr Sue Hamer, for the wonderful care and support given to Ruth over the years.  Messages may be addressed to: The family of the late Ruth Bowie, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers donations to the Breast Cancer Foundation NZ would be appreciated, and may be made online at: A service to celebrate Ruth’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Tuesday June 4, at 10.00am, followed by a private cremation.