Ardeth Elma Burridge of Fredericton passed away peacefully on October 7, 2018. She was born to the late Edgar T. and Janet Ball on February 16, 1932, in New Maryland. She graduated from Fredericton High School and was employed for several years by the New Brunswick Civil Service Commission.
In 1953 she married Robert E. Burridge and they lived happily together for sixty-five years. She is survived by devoted husband Bob, children Stephen (Laura Doehring) of Ottawa, Colin (Judy Nichol) of Courtenay, BC, and Lori Wishart (Paul) of Calgary; grandchildren Ian, Owen, and Andrew Wishart; many nieces, nephews and extended family. She was predeceased by brothers Edgar C. and Alfred Ball.
Ardeth was quiet and modest, warm and generous, and a genuinely good person. She was a wonderful mother. She had a memorably lovely smile. She was a faithful member of Brunswick St. Baptist Church for many years.
Visitation will be at McAdam’s Funeral Home, Wednesday, October 10, from 6 to 8 pm. Funeral service at Brunswick St. Baptist Church, Thursday, October 11 at 2 pm with a reception to follow.
The family thanks the staff of Thomas Hall, Shannex Parkland Fredericton, for their kind and professional care in the last stages of Ardeth’s life.
Donations can be made in Ardeth’s memory to the Brunswick Street Baptist Church, or a charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences can be made at www.mcadamsfh.com