Ellen June Ridgeway, 79, of New Matamoras, died on Monday (Feb. 17, 2014) at the Marietta Center.
She was born in St. Marys, W.Va. on June 18, 1934, the daughter of Bernard Lee and Olive Florida Dalrymple Lamp.
She married Robert H. Ridgeway in 1953 and he preceded her in death in 2004.
She is survived by four sons: Robert Ridgeway, Spring of Antioch, Ohio; Larry Ridgeway (Kay), Terry Ridgeway (Marsha), and James (Jennifer) all of New Matamoras; two daughters, Brenda Murphy (Randall) and Mary Cisler (Rob) of New Matamoras; 16 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Also surviving, four sisters, Inez Davis of St. Marys, W.V.; Doris Kiggins of Reno, Dana Wentz of Davenport, W.V. and Susie Comfort of Branson, Mo.; three brothers, John H. Lamp of Parkersburg, W.Va. Charles Lamp of New Martinsville, W.Va. and Dave Lamp of Marietta.
She was preceded in death by four brothers, Steve, Rick, Richard and William Lamp; and two children, Debbie and Susan Ridgeway.
Services will be held on Thursday (Feb. 20) at 11 a.m. at the Hadley Funeral Home New Matamoras Chapel with David Beaver officiating. Burial will be in the Matamoras Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday (Feb. 19) from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
Online condolences may be made at hadleyfh.com