In Memory of



Obituary for John Richie

John Albert Richie (November 26, 1960 – June 19, 2019) It is with saddened hearts that the family of John announce his sudden and unexpected passing on Wednesday June 19 th  2019 in Wyoming Ontario at the age of 58.  John is the son of the late Wilfred Richie (1981) and the late Loretta (Rose) Richie (2004). He is survived by his sister Carolyn Gillespie (Bill) of Wyoming, Ontario and his brothers Gary, Larry and Donald of Chatham, Ontario. John is also survived by his best friends Chris and Melissa Houweling and their family, nieces, nephews, cousins and his baby Mary.  John is predeceased by his sister Ann Osborne (1997) and brother William Richie (1978). John worked at Siemens in Tilbury until a work-related injury brought his career to a halt. He also drove taxi part time in Chatham. Donations to the Canadian Diabetic Association or the charity of your choice in John’s memory would appreciated. A grave side celebration of life service will be held on Thursday June 27, at 11am at Maple Leaf Cemetery in Chatham. Those attending will congregate at the gates going into the cemetery from where the motorcade will proceed to the grave site. A time of fellowship and a luncheon will be held at the Moose Lodge immediately following the service with a luncheon at 12:30pm