Mary Cheatham Ridgley
May 18, 1921 – July 14, 2019
Mary C. Ridgley, 98, of Surprise, Arizona passed away July 14, 2019. She was born on May 18, 1921 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to James and Gertrude (Richey) Cheatham. Mary is survived by her son Neill H. “Vic” Ridgley, two grandchildren, Virgil and Kira, and four great-grandchildren, Nathan, Katrina, Jacob and Gabriel. Mary worked for many years as an elementary school teacher in Philadelphia. In retirement in Arizona, she was a 14-year volunteer at the West Valley Art Museum, and a perpetual supporter of numerous humanitarian charities. It was Mary’s request that no services be held.