Hartley Gerald Ritchie

RITCHIE: Hartley Gerald -

A resident of Blenheim, Hartley Ritchie passed away at the Blenheim Community Village on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the age of 84.

Born and raised in North Bay, Hartley was the son of the late Robert and Vera (Carmichael) Ritchie.

Beloved husband of 64 years to Edna (nee Rowe).

Loving father of Jay Ritchie of Duart and the late Kim Ritchie.

Proud grandfather of Robert, Cory, Amy, Eddie and Jason. Great grandfather of 5.

Brother to Frances Desjardins and the later Bob Ritchie.

Also missed by nieces, nephews, friends and extended family.

Hartley was a member of the Blenheim Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses and was an Elder in various Kingdom Halls over the years.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Blenheim Kingdom Hall, 353 Talbot Street East, on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.

Donations made in memory of Gerald to the Blenheim Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to: McKinlay Funeral Home, 141 Park Street, Blenheim, 519-676-3451.