OBITUARY

Jennie P. Ritcey

23 September , 192124 April , 2019
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“Grammie Digby” (Jennie) Pauline Ritcey age 97 of Digby, formerly of Riverport, passed away on April 24, 2019 at Tideview Terrace.

Born in Lockport, she was a daughter of the late Calvin and Frances (Chymist) Ward. Jennie is survived by her daughter, Frances (Ralph) Clayton; granddaughters, Jackie (Patrick) Longmire; Holly (Paul) Sanford; great-grandchildren, Christie (Jesse) Longmire, Drew (Jessica) Graham, Abbey Sanford, Greg Sanford; great-great-grandchildren Owen and Brayden Longmire. Besides her parents she is predeceased by husband Captain Clement Ritcey; sisters, Rita, Anna and Edith; brother Murray.

“Grammie Digby” as she was known by most, enjoyed reading, needlepoint and knitting but she especially loved going out to eat with her friends and family. She was a member of Riverview Rebekah Lodge No. 56 where she recevied her 40 year pin.

Cremation has taken place under the care of Jayne’s Funeral Home, Digby. Funeral service will be held 2pm May 11, 2019 from the Grace United Church, Digby Rev Alex Constable presiding with reception to follow.

A very special thank you to Tideview Terrace for their continued support and care. Donations in memory can be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made to www.jaynesfuneralhome.com.

Services

  • Funeral Service Saturday, 11 May , 2019

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Jennie P. Ritcey

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David Melanson

3 May 2019

I have known Jennie my whole life. She was a lovely lady with a great smile. She will be missed.

Pamela Moore

3 May 2019

My heartfelt condolences to France's and all the family... Love , prayers and peace...

Anne Lewis

2 May 2019

My sincere condolences Fran on the passing of your Mom. No matter what their age, Moms are so special. Will be praying for you and your family.

Dawn Brooks (Spinney)

2 May 2019

Jennie worked with my father at the met....she was a very nice lady and will be missed by all who knew her. I am very sorry to hear of her passing ❤

Dora Melanson

29 April 2019

I worked at the Met with Jennie, she was a special lady. My condolence to the family for your loss.

Barb Wiles

27 April 2019

Dear Fran My deepest Condolences to you and your family. Cherish your memories, they will help in the days to come. Keeping you in my Prayers.
Barb

Robert Jourdain

27 April 2019

Such sad news....dear sweet Aunt Jennie.
Frances...We are so sorry to hear this news. We have so many great memories of Aunt Jennie. May you find some comfort in the many memories and stories that share and will share with so many people whose lives Aunt Jennie touched. Please know that we are thinking of you and your family...sending you a big hug from all of us. Robert, Kathy, and Hector

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