Ellen G. Ridgway, 92, of Richland, former Phoenix, NY
resident, passed away Sunday Dec. 17, 2017 at Oswego Hospital after a short illness.
Born in Newark, NY on Feb. 25, 1925 to Lucinda
(Thomas) and Joseph Grieve. Ellen was a lab supervisor for General Foods Corp., Fulton, retiring in 1991 after 23 years of service. A member of St. Stephen’s Church and it’s Altar Rosary Society, Phoenix.
Predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Gordon E.
Ridgway, in 2010; her son Allan T. Ridgway in 1989; her
sister Elizabeth J. Leal in 2014.
Surviving are her daughters, Barbara J. Worns (John
Hubbard) of Richland, and Cynthia L. “Cindi” Ridgway
of Fayettville; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren;
several nieces, nephews, cousins.
Calling hours are on Friday Dec. 22, from 10 a.m. until
Noon in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home,
431 Main St., Phoenix, NY. Vigil prayers may be offered
in the funeral home prior to our departure for church. The
funeral mass will begin at 1 p.m. in St. Stephen’s Church,
469 Main St., Phoenix, NY, with the Rev. Philip Brockmyre officiating.
Spring burial in Phoenix Rural Cemetery.
Contributions in Ellen’s memory to: St. Stephen’s Church.