Jean Margaret Van Bridger
Jean Margaret Van Bridger of South Mountain died at the Township of Osgoode Care Centre on Dec. 25, 2003. She was 78.
She was born in the former Winchester Township on Dec. 2, 1925 to the late Fred Gibbons and Elsie (nee Smith).
She married the late Ted Van Bridger in Morrisburg on August 9, 1944. He died on March 28, 1999.
She is survived by children John (Marilynn) of Cardinal, Don (Janet) of Florida, Mary Meerakker (Willy) of South Mountain, and Karen McNicol (Don) of Carleton Place. She was grandmother of Shannon (Mark), Greg, Cindy (Paul), Kim (Ian), Jamie, Kelly, Lauren, Krista and Angela. She was great grandmother of Brittany and Bailey. She was sister of George Gibbons and Hilda Hamilton. She was predeceased by daughter Beverley Jean.
She worked as a housewife and homemaker. She was a member of St. Peter’s Anglican Church in South Mountain.
The funeral was at the Byers Funeral Home in the chapel on Dec. 29, with Father Brian Kauk officiating. Interment was at Maple Ridge Cemetery.
The pallbearers were Don McNicol, Willy Meerakker, Terry Hamilton, Greg Van Bridger, Jamie McNicol and Ian Streight.