Jean Ridgway

EAST LIVERPOOL – Jean Ridgway, 91, of Bell School Road in East Liverpool, passed away peacefully Sunday morning, June 16, 2013, at the East Liverpool City Hospital.

She was born April 28, 1922 in Emeigh, Cambria County, Pa., a daughter of the late Andrew and Estelle Lansberry Monteith.

She graduated from Barnesboro (Pa.) High School and served as a transport nurse during World War II.

Mrs. Ridgway later worked as a visiting nurse and was a nurse at West Penn Hospital.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Newton Ridgway, Jr.

She is survived by two daughters: Adele Ridgway Gray of Raccoon Township, Pa.; and Amy L. Ridgway of Berea, Ohio; a sister, Irene MacConnell of Downingtown, Pa.; and one grandson.

A committal service and burial will take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday morning at Monongahela Cemetery, in Monongahela, Pa., with Evangelist Will Montgomery officiating.