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Lorna Jean WILCOX
Père : Emery WILCOX
Mère : Elsie
Décès le : 2005-01-01
Parution : 2005-01-03
Conjoint(e) : Railton G. Ritchie
Paru dans : Telegraph Journal, St. John, NB

RITCHIE, LORNA JEAN - 80, of North Head, Grand Manan passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 1st, 2005. Born in Pembroke, N.S., she was the daughter of late Emery and Elsie Wilcox, of Pembroke. She was predeceased by her husband, the late Doctor Railton G. Ritchie, as well as three brothers Avard, Willard and Stanley. Mrs. Ritchie was a Registered Nurse and worked in the Pugwash Hospital; the Children's Hospital, Halifax; The Infirmary, Halifax; the Red Cross Blood Clinic, Halifax; and then moving to Grand Manan to work at the Grand Manan Hospital. A member of Church of the Ascension, The Ladies Guild of Church of the Ascension, served as Treasurer for several years, both for the Guild and also the Sunday School, a member of the Grand Manan Seniors Club, the Grand Manan Curling Club, and the N.B. Nurses Association. Mrs. Ritchie is survived by three sons John (Holly) Ritchie, Donnie Ritchie, of North Head, Gerald (Gerry) Ritchie of Vancouver, B.C., two brothers Gerald Wilcox (Juanita), Hansport, N.S., Basil Wilcox (Millie), of Pembroke, N.S., and three grandchildren. The family will receive friends and relatives at the Church of the Ascension, North Head, on Monday, January 3rd, 2005, 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm from where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 4th, 2005 at 1:30 pm with Bishop George Lemon officiating, assisted by Lic. Kevin Frankland and Lic. Freda Large. Following the service, she will be cremated and her ashes will be interred in the North Head Community Cemetery with a private family committal service. The family has asked for donations to the Church of the Ascension Memorial or Building Fund. Funeral arrangements in care of ELLS FUNERAL HOME, 1199 Route #776, Grand Manan, NB, E5G 1G2 (506-662-3116 or www.ells.ca)

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