Irene Elizabeth Ritson

August 6, 1931 – July 24, 2020
Born in Grasshopper Cove, Manitoba. She passed away peacefully in Prince Rupert B.C. where she had resided with family since October 1974.
Predeceased by her late husband Willam Norm Ritson (2001), her oldest son, Oscar Harry Ritson (1981), and oldest Daughter, Anna Elizabeth Ritson (1958). Survived by Alfred (Barb), Anna (Michael), Jay (Sherri), Harry (Joy), and Fay, along with numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, in-laws, out-laws, family and friends.
A birthday potluck BBQ celebration for Irene will be held rain or shine, Aug 6th, 2020 at Oliver Lake. Social distancing will be easier in an outside setting. Numerous hand sanitizing spots will be available. 11 am – 7 pm-ish
Please come say hello, stop in and share stories.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Prince Rupert Wildlife Shelter or Heart ‘n Stroke Foundation will be greatly appreciated!
She sure loved her wildlife!
A family gathering is scheduled for April 24, 2021 on Irene and Norm’s 64th Anniversary to join ashes.


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