John W. Ridgeway, Jr.

John W. Ridgeway, Jr.

Male 1913 - 1957  (43 years)

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  • Name John W. Ridgeway 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 2 Dec 1913  Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Jun 1957  Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 43 years 
    Person ID I23058  Tree2020
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father Ancestors John W. Ridgeway
              b. 28 Jul 1890, Boylston, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1 Feb 1962, Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Anna Mary "Nan" Daly
              b. 5 Dec 1895, Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 22 Mar 1983, Watertown, Jefferson, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 7 Oct 1912  Leeds, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8337  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Arlene White
              b. 1 Apr 1915
              d. 22 Apr 1982, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Children 
    Married: 3x1. James Henry Ridgeway
    Married: 1x2. Jacqueline Anne Ridgeway  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F8331  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Short Illness Fatal To J. Ridgeway

      John W. Ridgeway, Jr., 43, died at his home in Bridge St. Tuesday morning following an illness of less than a week.

      Funeral services will be held at the Taylor Funeral Home Saturday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Adelbert Edwards of Pine Meadows will officiate. Interment will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

      Calling hours Friday are 2 to 4 and 7 to
      9 p. m.

      Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Arlene White Ridgeway; a daughter, Jacqueline and a son, James; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Ridgeway of Lacona; five sisters, Mrs. Winifred Barrington of Liverpool, Mrs. Nellie Giddings of Thendara, Mrs. Agnes Tyfair of Lacona Miss Clara Ridgeway of Clifton Springs, Mrs. Margaret Potish of Pulaski; five brothers, Lloyd, Lyle and Lawrence Ridgeway of Syracuse, Capt. Paul Ridgeway in Germany, and Aaron Ridgeway of Brewerton; several nieces and nephews.

      Mr. Ridgeway was born in the Town of Sandy Creek, Dec. 2, 1913 the son of John and Anna Daly Ridgeway. He had lived in Pulaski the past 10 years and was employed as a construction superintendent for the Dygert Construction Co., in Syracuse.

      He was a veteran of World War II where he served as an aerial gunner in the European Theatre of Operations, with a rating of Staff Sergeant. He saw considerable action in service, receiving several commendable decorations and citations including the Air Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters; the E.T.O. ribbon with four Bronze Stars and the Distinguished Flying Cross.

      He attended the Park Methodist Church; was a member of Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion and of the V.F.W. of Lacona

      Source: The Pulaski Democrat, June 13, 1957

      June 11, 1957 - John Ridgeway, age 43 years. Date of birth December 2, 1913, born in Sandy Creek Township, New York. Sex, male; race, white; married; occupation, construction superintendent for Dygert construction company. Deceased served in the United States Armed Forces during World War II. Length of residence in town where death occurred, 10 years. Usual residence, 19 Bridge Street, Pulaski, Richland Township, Oswego County, New York. Name of wife, Arlene White Ridgeway. Name of father, John Ridgeway. Name of mother, Anna Daly. Informant, Mrs. Arlene Ridgeway, Pulaski, New York. Cause of death, fatty cirrhosis of liver. Signed by Ephriam J. Felderman, June 11, 1957, Oswego County laboratory. Undertaker, Franklin J. Taylor, Pulaski, New York. Place of burial, Pulaski, New York, June 15, 1957.