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Ruby Canty

August 1, 1943 — March 2, 2021

Ruby Maxine Coleman was born August 1, 1943.  She passed away March 2, 2021.

Ruby was educated in the Camden County School District.  She worked at West Jersey Hospital for 25 years.  She worked at Camden City District as a Lunch Aide. She was an avid Casino Player and loved scratch offs.  She loved her rose bush garden in front of her home and loved spending time with her family and friends. She loved eating she had a passion for Seafood and Crabs.

She loved sitting on her porch listening to her oldies on days where the weather was beautiful. Her nickname was “cool shoes” and an “Immaculate Max” for her very neat and tidy lifestyle.  She loved feeding family and friends whenever they came to her home.

She is predeceased by her parents Emma Francis Coleman and Robert, Louis Coleman, siblings Bobby, Loretta, Cissey, Ronald, Leroy, Richie, Archie, Lifelong significant other Ulysses Adams, her children, Dottie, Lisa, Marie.

She is survived by her husband Samuel Lee Canty. Children, Sandra Cobbs (Michael), Sylvia Canty (Calvin Corbin), Unis, Son-in-law Theodore Lockhart, Brian Brittingham; Siblings, Constance Coleman, Joanne Morris, Emma Coleman, Goddaughter Ruby Maxine Coleman (“Pebbles”); Sixteen (16) grandchildren and twenty-nine (29) great grands, and a host of other relatives and friends.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, March 13, 2021

Starts at 8:00 am (Eastern time)

Macedonia Baptist Church

351 High St, Westville, NJ 08093

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