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Ruth Pyne

November 26, 1959 May 27, 2011
Ruth Pyne
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Obituary for Ruth Pyne

Ruth Anne Pyne, a resident of Highland, passed away May 27, 2011. She was 51 years old.
Born November 26, 1959 in Detroit, Michigan, Ruth was one of five children born to parents Edward J. and Doreen (nee. Schihl) Hock. Ruth and her siblings were raised in South Lyon. Ruth graduated in 1977 from South Lyon High School
Ruth worked at the local hardware store. Her South Lyon High classmate, the young Bernie Pyne, also worked at the hardware store which is where their courtship began. Ruth fell for Bernie and Bernie for Ruth. The two were married on February 20, 1979 in South Lyon. Ruth and Bernie were blessed by the births of their children Jeffrey and Julia. Ruth was a devoted wife and loving mother who loved nothing more than spending time with her family.
Ruth spent her career as a dental assistant and was a proud member of the National Dental Assistants Association. Caring and nurturing, Ruth was cherished among her colleagues. She enjoyed handcrafts like crochet and cross stitch as well as relaxing poolside, reading and walking through the neighborhood. The family shared a special trip to Disney World where so many memories were made.
She was a dedicated member of Cornerstone Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Brighton where she attended bible study and was involved in many activities. Ruth led a deeply spiritual life which she shared with her family and friends. Her relationship with the Lord was evident in the beauty of her soul.
She is survived by her loving husband, Bernard �Bernie�; children, Jeffrey and Julia; parents, Doreen Moore and Edward (Rita) Hock; siblings, Eddie (Annie) Hock, Susan (Mike) Showerman, Linda Jarvie, George Hock. Many loving extended family members and dear friends join in mourning Ruth�s passing and giving thanks to God for her life among them.

A Funeral Service will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, Saturday, June 4 at 11am with Dr. Richard Alberta officiating. Friends may visit Friday 4-9pm. Memorials may be made to Ligonier Ministries.

For further information call 248-684-6645.


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