Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Robert Cochrane "Bob" Ritchie

Male 1922 - 1998  (76 years)


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  • Name Robert Cochrane "Bob" Ritchie 
    Born 1922  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation RR3, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-338692 
    Died 22 Oct 1998  Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 24 Oct 1998  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I338692  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Thomas Irving Ritchie,   b. 12 Apr 1890, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1975, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Mabel Grace "Grace" Cochrane,   b. 3 Mar 1897, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1990, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 6 Oct 1920  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F247611  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dorothy Irene Kinzie,   b. 30 Jun 1923, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 2008, Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 7 Jul 1951  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Patricia "Pat" Ritchie
     2. David Ritchie
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F247793  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Robert (Bob) Ritchie

      Life-long area resident Robert (Bob) Cochrane Ritchie of RR 2, Paris, died suddenly at the Brantford General Hospital on Thursday, October 22nd, 1998. He was in his 77th year. Born in North Dumfries Township, he was predeceased by his parents, Mabel Grace Cochrane and Thomas Irving Ritchie. Mr. Ritchie was a former employee of Wabco Ltd., Paris and farmed for many years at RR 3, Ayr. He was a lifetime member of Knox United Church, Ayr. He is survived by his wife Dorothy; his children, Karen and John MacLeod of Paris, Marlene and Jim Miller of Baden, Pat and Glen Kahle of Kitchener, David, Doug and Ann, Mary and John DeMeer, all of Paris and Richard and Nadine of Brantford. Also survived by fourteen grandchildren and by his sister Betty Vanderlip of Paris and his brother Grant Ritchie of Ayr. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his brother Marshall. Funeral service was held at the Ayr Chapel, Wm. Kipp Funeral Home, on Saturday, October 24th with Rev. Fred Hagle of Knox United Church, Ayr, officiating. Interment in Ayr Cemetery. Flower bearers were Erin MacLeod and Dana Ritchie. Pallbearers were Ian MacLeod, Sean Ritchie, Ryan and Ethan Miller, Schuyler DeMeer and Neil Vanderlip.

      The Ayr News 28 Oct 1998 pg 12

  • Sources 
    1. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Ritchie/ Together forever/ Married July 7, 1951/ Robert Cochrane/ 1922-1998/ Beloved husband of/ Dorothy I. Kinzie/ 1923-2008

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Mabel Grace Cochrane Age: 23 Birth Date: abt 1897 Birth Place: Ayr Marriage Date: 6 Oct 1920 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: Robert Cochrane Mother: Christena Marshall Spouse: Thos I Ritchie Spouse's Age: 30 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1890 Spouse Birth Place: Ayr Spouse Father: Robert Ritchie Spouse Mother: Jennie Renwick

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1922 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - - RR3, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Jul 1951 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Oct 1998 - Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 Oct 1998 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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