Ruth Skippen of Espanola passed away at the Espanola Nursing Home on Saturday, April 6, 2013 in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Colin Skippen (1999). Dear daughter of the late William and Eva (nee Johnston) Williton. Very dear mother of Blake Skippen (wife Nola) of Kingston, Judy Cranston of Sault Ste. Marie, Carol Pickard (husband Ken) of Espanola, Tim Skippen (wife Ellie) of Baltimore, Ontario. Dear sister of the late Bernard Williton, Grace Robinson, Nell McCaig, Lyman Williton, Ethel Goodmurhpy, Jean Nichol, Marion Flood, Lyman Williton and Sara Williton. Will be sadly missed by grandchildren, Randy (Lie) Skippen, Blake Cranston (Barb), Lloyd Cranston (Marisa), Mike Pickard, Wendy Fensom (Steve), Nick Skippen & Lauren Skippen and great-grandchildren, Amanda, Norman, Tanya, Albert, Kyle, Alexa and great-great-granddaughter Jovie. Family will receive friends at 10 am until the time of the Memorial Service at 11 am on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at the United Church of Espanola. If so desired, Memorial tributes may be made to the VON or the United Church of Espanola. Arrangements by Bourcier Funeral Home Ltd., Espanola.