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Lenore Ridsdale 1922 - 2013
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April 10, 2013
Celebration and Memories of

Lenore Ridsdale
February 26, 2013-04-06 Miami Beach
Barbados West Indies

Lenore was always a pleasure to be around. Her beautiful smile and twinkly eyes always made the day seem better
Kathy and Cliff Schoner

We have deeply missed your happy smiling face on our beach this year. I always stay in our hearts love and kissed from Faye & Max & mark

Lenore we will greatly miss you we enjoyed seeing you year after year you will always be in our hearts and fully remembered. I'd also like to thank Peter and Judi for making us part of this memory celebration for the wonderful woman you are
Love always Lorraine & Andre

We miss you on the beach
Andre & Helene Beauchamp & Adilia

Lenore rest easy your beach is in good hands and your memory even safer

Shirley Hall

Roses are red
Violets are blue
My dear Lenore
We will never forget you
Your always smiling face
Is still here with us
Right on the face
Of your daughter dear.
Angela & Winston & family (in Barbados)

Dear Lenore
You'll always have our love and our faith. I know you are happy but we miss you. We also know that you are still here around us.
Rest in peace.
Love Nancy & Grace George

To a very gracious lady.
With love
Ernie * Toots

To a dear friend who we miss very much. Barbados will never be the same even though we feel your presence everywhere.
Love Dave Marlene Abbey & Katie
April 10, 2013
Dear Judi and Peter,

Madelon just called me from New York to tell me of Lenore's passing. I would like to offer you my heartfelt condolences. I had sent off a postcard to her last week to wish her well. What more can I say than to tell you once again how special she was, how I still have the fondest memories of her of my time in Barbados and how I will never forget her. I would like to wish you strength and wisdom to come to terms with her passing away.

My warmest regards to you,

April 10, 2013
Dearest Judy and Peter,

My sincere condolences for losing your mum, best friend and one of the most special people I have the pleasure to know. Can not even begin to tell you how sad I am. I am very sad that I will not be able to pay my personal respects on Tuesday or Wednesday, but please know that I will be there in spirit. I am already burning candles for the memory of Lenore, one of the nicest, sincere, sweet, caring people I have ever met. I love her very much and will miss her terribly. I think it is very brave of Judy to immediately turn the focus on celebrating Lenore's life, but I think that is exactly what she would want us to do..... I know that you are all a very close loving family, and that you will find comfort from each other.

I will never forget my dear dear friend Lenore and hope that she is at peace with your dad now.

Big hug Madelon
April 10, 2013
I am very sorry to hear about your mother. She was a very lovely lady.
Cecelia Podger
April 10, 2013

I was so sorry to hear about your mom. Madelon let me know and sent me a lovely picture of your mom. I will always remember her dazzling blue eyes, lovely smile and kind heart. How wonderful that you were able to bring her to Barbados last year. Much love to both you and Peter.
Kathy S.
April 10, 2013
From: Patt Nearingburg

Ben and I keep a very cute picture of Aunt Lenore and Dad right by the phone and as I glance at it right now I truly hope their spirits have found one another and that they are both in peace. I have kept the last message that she left for us a short time ago and smile when I hear her voice. Just so very much wish I'd see her as usual in the springtime when I would bring her a geranium and she'd chuckle because by then she already had 7 or 8 but welcomed the new addition just the same. Please let me know if there is anything Ben and I can do. Will always treasure memories of moments with Aunt Lenore.
April 10, 2013
Mom & Dad

It was so good to spend the extra time with you, It was good for me to be in the house one last time for an extended visit, it is allowing me to put Her passing in a good place in my heart, as being so far away I sometimes feel my family ties are a bit looser then my siblings

Please take care of each other and try your best to make the most of your trip despite the loss, Gramma would want all of us to go forward with her on our hearts and memories not as a weight, but carry her spirit to get the most out of life as she and Grampa always did.

Work hard, contribute to the community, be charitable, love your family, and enjoy life, these are the gifts that they both have left with me.
Love always
April 10, 2013
Hello Cam,

Thank you so much for forwarding the lovely picture of your Mom. She was such a kind, positive and genuine person who brought joy to those around her. I will miss visiting her in Galt this spring and our chats on the phone but will always remember how special she made Ben and I feel.

Take care Cam. Please pass along our condolences to Doug, Geri, Dave, Judi, Peter, Sharon,
Cheryl and families.

Love Patt and Ben Nearingburg
April 10, 2013
Hi Peter and Judi
First let me offer my condolences to you and your family.
She was truly a beautiful person. I am now recalling the conversation we had together while she was here and how ALL the staff loved to be her nurse.
Prayers for you and yours

director of Sils Dialysis Barbados
January 31, 2013
I was so sorry to hear of Lenore's passing. My thoughts are with every member of the family.
January 30, 2013
Cameron and Sharon:
I am saddened to learn of your mother's passing.
May the peace which comes with the love you shared be a comfort to you and your family, now and in the days ahead.
May she rest in Peace.
January 30, 2013
We have had a angel walking with us, giving freely her love & kindness. Our beach won't be the same without her sunny smile her never ending kindness towards Max.
Deeply missed we send all our love to your family at this very sad time, spread your wings and fly high. From Faye & Max & Mark from Hingahm, Norfolk, England best wishes xx xx
January 28, 2013
Lenore was a lovely lady. She enjoyed life and loved her family. I will truly miss our visits together when I visited Cheryl. Our deepest sympathy to her family who will miss her but are left with so many great memories .

Pam and Bob McKay, Kanata
January 28, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. My Mother Audrey Hamer was very sad to hear the news . She has been a friend to Lenore since she was married and came to St. Andrew's church . My Mother played the piano often when Lenore sang . For many years they walked home together after Choir practice. Your Mother even sang at my Wedding over 38 years ago. Lenore was a beautiful person inside and out . No one will ever forget her smile.
My Mother living in a Nursing Home will truly miss the thoughtful notes and cards sent often . " She was the best of friends "
With Sympathy
Audrey Hamer written by Norma Jacques
January 28, 2013
So sorry to hear Mrs. Ridsdale had passed away. Her picture says it all -- always smiling & always upbeat!!! I am sure all in the family will have many warm memories to hold close in your hearts!! Please accept my expressions of heartfelt sympathy. Kathy Pendle (Lewin) ( Sarnia,ON )
January 26, 2013
Our sympathy and thoughts are with your family. We will miss Lenore - her waves from the porch in the summer and her big smile at the neighbourhood Christmas parties. In sympathy - Karen Suk-Patrick & Duncan Patrick & family
January 26, 2013
A beautiful person with a beautiful spirit who lived her life to the fullest. My most heartfelt sympathies go out to the whole family as we watch another bright shining star light the evening sky. Sincerely with love.
January 26, 2013
The sad news of Mrs. Ridsdale's passing arrived this morning and I just wanted to let the family know how sorry I am to hear it.
No expression of sympathy - no matter how deeply felt - can help much righ now, but I had to let you know that my thoughts are with you.
I have so many great memories of life on Brant Road - Mrs "R" was so much more than a neighbour - she is gone but not forgotten
Dave Van Wagoner
January 25, 2013
The picture says it all. A woman with a quick smile who had a lot of joy in her life. She was so proud of her ever growing family. I will miss visiting her at 44 Brant Road South.
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