It is with great sadness that the family of Ruby Mae Cusack announce her death, which occurred on Tuesday, February 1, 2022, at her home in Saint John, New Brunswick. Born in Titusville, NB on May 8, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Arthur James and Mae (Provan) Floyd.
During her life, family was of the utmost importance to Ruby. She was married to the love of her life Harold for 61 years. She loved spending summers on the verandah with Harold at their camp in Cusack’s Bridge, Barnesville. She started out her teaching career at the Titusville school (one room schoolhouse) She retired from Bayview Elementary after a 35-year rewarding teaching career. She truly enjoyed her students and always knew them by name when seeing them in public after years gone by.
Ruby had a love and passion of books and genealogy. She spent hours happily researching family history. She truly enjoyed the many years she spent working with the Titus Hill Cemetery. She loved her six grandchildren and was proud of them all. She enjoyed spending time with them and telling stories of years gone by. She was a special lady, who will be missed by all. Her name and research will never be forgotten. We know the memories she left behind for everyone will bring peace and smiles when you need them.
Ruby is survived by her loving husband, Harold Percy Cusack; daughters: Carolyn Hawthorne (Joe) of Bloomfield, NB, and Nancy Cusack (Patrick McMullon) of Rothesay, NB; grandchildren: Brandin Hawthorne, Carrie Hawthorne, Jack McMullon, Annie McMullon, Trevor Esson, Patricia Esson; brothers: Cliff Floyd (Bev) and Ken Floyd; sister-in-laws: Thelma Floyd and Helen Floyd; her very special sister-in-law, Phyllis Cusack; as well as nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends Grace MacCullum and Alberta Clowes. In addition to her parents, Ruby was predeceased by her daughter, Sherri Cusack; brothers: Gordon and Lorne Floyd; sister-in-law, Doreen Floyd; and in-laws: Harold and Pearle Cusack.
Special Thanks to Dr. Kristofferson, Kammi Walsh, the Extra Mural Nurses, and caregivers Jennifer Scarlett and Catherine Peacock.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Reid’s Funeral Home (506-832-5541), 1063 Main Street, Hampton, NB. A public visitation will be held on Saturday, Feb 5, 2022, from 1 - 4PM with a Funeral Service to follow at 4:30pm at the Lighthouse River Centre, Hampton, NB. A private interment will be held from Titus Hill Cemetery at a later date. Donations in memory of Ruby may be made to the Titus Hill Cemetery or a charity of the donor’s choice. Personal condolences to the family and donations may be made through ReidsFH.com