Ruth Emma Gingras, 75, of Goodyear, passed away at Hospice of the Valley, Palm Valley on February 14, 2012. She was born August 31, 1936 in Springfield, Massachusetts and moved to Arizona in approximately 1973. Ruth was very proud of her many years of self-obtained sobriety and involvement in Alcoholics Anonymous. She had recently celebrated her 25 years of sobriety, and received her chip for this accomplishment.
She is survived by her son, Thomas Willliam Gingras, his wife Josie, granddaughter Ashlee, along with her brother Tom Lyon and her sister Irene Henegar.
A service will be held Saturday, February 18 at 6:00pm at Desert Springs Community Church East Campus located at 447 South Old Litchfield Road in Litchfield Park, officiated by Pastor Steve Engram.
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