Barbara Ruth Birkin

Birkin: Barbara Ruth (Geroux) formerly of Thamesville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at the Copper Terrace, Chatham at the age of 92. Born in Chatham, daughter of the late Peter and Valarie (Barnier) Geroux.  Beloved wife of the late Earl Birkin (1986). Loving mother and mother-in-law of Bob Birkin (Erin) of Erieau, Fran Mennell (Bob) of London, Jim Birkin of Chatham and Carl Badder of London. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Bryce, Brady, Brenna, Sarah, Andrew, Jackie, Chrissie and great-grandchildren Dahlia, Kinsley, Paisley, and Asher. Dear sister of Margaret Fowler, Beulah Caldwell, and Richard Geroux. Predeceased by her daughter Sandy Badder, and several brothers and sisters. At Ruth's request cremation has taken place. Interment will be held in Mayhew-Mt.Pleasant Cemetery, Thamesville at a later date. Donations to the Alzheimer Society of Chatham-Kent, 36 Memory Ln, Chatham, ON N7L 5M8 would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences and donations may be left at Arrangements entrusted to the John C. Badder Funeral Home, Thamesville