RIDGWAY, Joseph Gordon

Joe Ridgway passed away peacefully on June 18, 2013 at the age of 89.

Predeceased by daughter Joanne Stevens, Sisters, Bess Saunders, Margaret Girard and Brother Merv Ridgway. Survived by his loving family; Wife Mildred, Son Bob (Lois), Grandchildren Krystal, Karolyn and Steven (Marie Eve). Son in law Ken Stevens, Jeff (Kristin), Brad (Sarah) and Great Grandson Lukas, and many nieces and nephews. Joe was from Collingwood Ontario, and at the age of 18 joined the Canadian Army as a Despatch rider with the 4th division, settling in Hope in 1972, opened Ridgway Jewellers, the business closed after 39 years. The family wishes to thank everyone for your cards, support and prayers. And to extend our appreciation to Dr Demian, nurses and staff at the Fraser Canyon Hospital for all your caring and compassion. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, June 28, 2013 at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #228, Hope, B.C , with Padre Ken Wotherspoon, officiating. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ladies Auxiliary at the Fraser Canyon Hospital.

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