Mr. John Roscoe
Ridenour Jr., 78, of S. Seton Ave.,
Emmitsburg, Md., died Thursday, October
5, 2006, at St. Catherine's Nursing
Center, Emmitsburg, Md.
Born April 6,
1928, in Frederick County, he was a son
of the late John R. and Mary Myers
predeceased by his wife, Bernadette Marie
Wills Ridenour on February 4, 1994.
He was a member
of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church,
Emmitsburg, Md. Mr. Ridenour retired from
Mount St. Mary's University as a cook
after 35 years of service. He was a
member of the V.F.W. Post 6658,
Emmitsburg, Md. and a member of American
Legion Francis X. Elder Post 121,
He served in the
U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
seven children, Lanny Robert Ridenour of
Gettysburg, Pa., Rodney Ross Ridenour of
Emmitsburg, Md., Laura Anne Crawford of
Gettysburg, Pa., Larry Francis Ridenour
of Emmitsburg, Md., John David Ridenour
of Emmitsburg, Md., Blaine Edward
Ridenour of Emmitsburg, Md. and Dorothy
Marie Moser of Carroll Valley, Pa.; 11
grandchildren; five great-grandchildren;
and one sister, Betty Sweeney of
predeceased by four brothers and sisters,
Leo Ridenour, Anna Cool, Dorothy Wills
and Gertrude Powell.
A Mass of
Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m.
Monday, October 9, from St. Joseph's
Roman Catholic Church, Emmitsburg, Md.,
with his pastor Rev. Vincent J O'Malley,
C.M. as the celebrant. Interment will be
in New St. John's Cemetery, Emmitsburg.