RUITER, Jacob "Jake"
After a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer, Jake died peacefully in the arms of the Lord at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday, May 17th, 2014 in his 79th year. He will be lovingly remembered by his sisters Tettie Zuidema, Elizabeth Mattinson (Norm), his brother John Ruiter (Julia), and Jan Ruiter (predeceased) and by his many nieces, nephews and friends. Jake was an avid Corvette owner for many years and cyclist extraordinaire. He was a retired skilled tradesman with General Motors. Many thanks to the staff at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, Oncology Department, Radiology Department and Palliative Care for their compassion and care over the years. Visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Saturday, May 24th from 1:00 p.m. until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 3:00 p.m. Memorial donations to Lakeridge Health Foundation-Cancer Care would be appreciated.