RITCHIE, Jimmy - On December 1, 2012, Jimmy passed peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of 41 years to Dorothy. Devoted father of Mark (Shannon) and Barbara (Jason). Proud and loving grandfather of Alexander, Mason and Parker. Jimmy will also be lovingly remembered by his sister Jean (Ian); nephews Alan (Julia), Brian (Amanda) and his great-nephew Luke, as well as Matt (Chris), Mary (Paul), Frank, Patricia (Steven), Patrick (Debbie), Johanna (Herb), Gertie, Olive (Gary), John (Aggie), Tom (Lisa), Alan, Cheryle and many nieces, nephews and friends. A longtime employee of Toronto Dominion Bank, Jimmy retired at the age of 54 and enjoyed retirement to the fullest. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Lung Association or the . The family would like to express their deep gratitude for the care Jimmy received from Dr. Reingold, Dr. Gregory, Dr. Kelly, Amanda, Florence, Janet and Allison. Friends may call at the Brampton Memorial Chapel, 10061 Chinguacousy Road (at Bovaird), 905-460-9155, on Thursday, December 6th from 6-9 p.m. A Celebration of Jimmy's Life will be held on Friday, December 7th at 2 p.m. in the Chapel.

Published in the Toronto Star from Dec. 4 to Dec. 5, 2012