AMerican Veteran 11

Morgan Thomas Ridington

April 11, 1928 ~ June 4, 2019 (age 91)


Morgan Thomas Ridington, Sr., 91, of Melfa, Virginia, passed away June 4, 2019. He was born in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, the fourth child of Lawrence and Claudia Ridington. He was a graduate of the class of 1946 from Conshohocken High School. In 1949 he was married to Marie Florence Hall, also of Conshohocken.

He followed his three brothers in military service with the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged in 1952. He began his employment with the Lee Tire and Rubber Company, after which Mr. Ridington was invited to join a new venture, A-S-H Molded Products, in Malvern, Pennsylvania. He spent the balance of his professional career at A-S-H, retiring from the position of company President. Afterward he retired to the Eastern Shore of Virginia where he enjoyed golf, boating, and social activities. One of his thrills in retirement was scoring two aces at the Eastern Shore Yacht and Country Club.

Mr. Ridington is survived by his brother Orrin; his daughter, Lori; and son, Tom and his wife, Meridith. He also leaves four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Marie, in 2009.

All are welcome to join his children for a remembrance open house at St. George’s Episcopal Church, Pungoteague, VA, on Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in Mr. Ridington’s memory may be made to the Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital Women’s Auxiliary (payable to: RSMH Auxiliary, c/o Kristin Webb, P.O. Box 656, Nassawadox, VA 23413).

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Arrangements by the Williams-Onancock Funeral Home and Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home of Conshohocken, PA.   

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Time of Remembrance
July 13, 2019

3:00 PM to 12:00 PM
St. George's Episcopal Church
St. George's Circle
Pungoteague, VA 23422


Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital Auxiliary (RSMH Auxiliary)
c/o Kristin Webb, P.O. Box 656, Nassawadox VA 23413

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