VAN DE WATER Ruth M.
of Waterford, died September 9, 2018 at 65 years of age. Born August 20, 1953 in Pontiac, Michigan, the daughter of the late James and Goldie Vanderpool. Beloved mother John (Christine) Van De Water and the late Robert Van De Water; dearest fiancé of Tom Cummings; loving grandmother of John Jr., Robert and Alexandra Van De Water and Kaylyn Gark; great grandmother of James and Wyatt. Also survived by her sister April special friend Frannie and several special nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her brothers John, James, Leonard, Bucky, and Henry, sister Maggie and friend Frank. Ruth worked for many years with Daimler Chrysler, but most recently worked with her fiancé Tom at his tree cutting service T & J Tree Service. In her free time she enjoyed crocheting, watching Judge Mathis and keeping up with President Donald Trump.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 1:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at COATS FUNERAL HOME - WATERFORD.
Bill and Katie Moire
Our sympathies to the family at this time. Ruthie was a kind woman and we are so fortunate to have known her. We have several beautiful afgans she made for us; we will remember her whenever we see them. She also shared a lot of canned tomatoes with us! She was so good to us! She will be truly missed!
Tony and Wanda Vandermeer
Tom and the family of dear Ruthie,
Please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers! She was a very kind and talented woman! You were all blessed to have had her in your lives.
Cheri and Rich Stoutenburg
Our sincere condolences to you and the family for the loss of your loved one.