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

Clare Ridsdale

Male 1915 - 1985  (70 years)


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  • Name Clare Ridsdale 
    Born 1915  West Luther Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Founder and Manager of Ridsdale Electric 
    Occupation Real Estate Broker 
    Residence Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-413636 
    Died 9 Feb 1985  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 12 Feb 1985  Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I413636  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Family Merilees Tullock,   b. 1912,   d. 13 Dec 2006, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Children 
     1. John Ridsdale
     2. David Ridsdale
     3. Gordon Ridsdale
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F273328  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Clare Ridsdale, 70

      A merchant in the Galt section of Cambridge, for 30 years, Clare Ridsdale, died Saturday, at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital. He was 70. Mr. Ridsdale was founder and manager of Ridsdale Electric, located on Mill Street for many years. He was born in West Luther Township moving to Cambridge with his parents, as a young child. He opened his electrical appliance store in the city, in the 1930's and following its closure, worked as a real estate broker with son Gordon for several years. Mr. Ridsdale was active in Cambridge community life. He was a president of the former Galt Retail Board of Trade, president of the Galt Lions Club, an active member for many years in the Kiwanis Club of Cambridge, a past chairman of the Cambridge International Festival and served on the board of the Cambridge YMCA. Mr. Ridsdale was life-long member of the St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in the city, an elder of the church, chairman of the board of management of the church and clerk of the session. Mr. Ridsdale also took an active role in city sports in both baseball and hockey. Surviving are his wife Merilees Tullock, sons John, David and Gordon all of Cambridge and six grandchildren. Friends will be received at Little's Funeral Home, 39 Grand Ave. North, today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held tomorrow from St. Andrew's Galt Presbyterian Church, at 2 p.m. Interment will take place in Mount View Cemetery.

      Cambridge Reporter 11 Feb 1985

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1915 - West Luther Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Founder and Manager of Ridsdale Electric - - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Feb 1985 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Feb 1985 - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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