Lyle E. Ridgeway

Lyle E. Ridgeway

Male 1922 - 1977  (55 years)

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  • Name Lyle E. Ridgeway 
    Born 25 Feb 1922  Boylston, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Jun 1977  Onondaga Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age 55 years 
    Person ID I9559  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 Madeline Laura Weaver
              b. 25 Jan 1923, Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 25 Aug 1983, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Linda Ellen Ridgeway
              b. 12 Jan 1943
              d. 23 May 1990  (Age 47 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x2. Juanita Hope Ridgeway
    Married: 2x3. Marie Ann Ridgeway
              b. 29 Dec 1941
              d. 13 May 1996  (Age 54 years)  [natural]
    Married: 2x4. Yolanda Dawn Ridgeway
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F3054  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - Sandy Creek News, June 23, 1977 - Lyle E. Ridge way Killed in Crash - Lyle E. Ridgeway, 55, Syracuse, a native of the Town of Boylston, was fatally injured about 7, Tuesday night, June 14, when his station wagon left the roadway on Park Street in Syracuse, crashed into a wooden shed and burst into flames. Ridgeway suffered massive head and body injuries in addition to burns. He was pronounced dead at St. Joseph's Hospital. An autopsy was performed at the hospital, after which the body was removed to the Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek. Investigating authorities said the Ridgeway vehicle, in leaving the road, slammed into a wooden shed attached to the rear of Chuck's Radiator Service, 2135 Park St. and then caught fire. Witnesses said one man tried to turn off the vehicle's engine but was forced away when the fire erupted suddenly. Police and fire rescue workers tried to pull Ridgeway from the burning vehicle but were driven off by the flames. He was born in the Town of Boylston on Feb. 25, 1922, a son of Anna M. Daly Ridgeway and the late John W. Ridgeway. He was educated in Sandy Creek schools. Mr. Ridgeway was a self-employed contractor in Syracuse where he lived at 206 Bassett St. Surviving Mr. Ridgeway are his Mother, Mrs. Anna (Nad) M. Ridgeway, Pulaski; his wife, Jennie; four daughters, Mrs. Marie Dempster, Mrs. Juanita Genter, and Mrs. Yolanda Counterman, all of Syracuse; Mrs. Linda Moore, Jordan; a foster son, Scott Dempero, Chitenango; 12 grandchildren, five sisters, Mrs. Agnes Tyfair, Cicero, Mrs. Nellie Giddings, Old Forge, Mrs. Maggie Potish, Sandy Pond, Miss Clara Ridgeway, Johnson City and Mrs. Winnie Barrington,Florida; three brothers, Paul, Pulaski, Aaron, Denver, Colo., and Lawrence, Toledo, Ohio. Three brothers are deceased John, Jr., died in 1947; S. Sgt Warren, died in action in WWII, 1945; and Lloyd J., died in 1975; and two uncles, Dennis Daly of Lacona and Charles Pierce of Chittenango. A prayer service was held at the Summerville Funeral Home Sandy Creek Friday and the funeral mass was at 11 a.m. from St Francis Church, Lacona, with Rev. Thomas Moffitt, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Wesleyn Cemetery, Lacona.

  • Sources 
    1. [S535] Social Security Death Index, From Rootsweb's SSDI.
      LYLE RIDGEWAY Born 25 Feb 1922, Died Jun 1977, Last benefit Syracuse, Onondaga Co., NY 13202, SSN 084-16-7735, Issued in New York