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Ralph George Lindsey


Lieutenant-Commander, RCN


Died: 28 Nov 2012, Lindsay, Ontario


LINDSEY, Ralph George - RCN retired and Retired Physics Teacher from Crestwood Secondary School, Peterborough. Passed away peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Wednesday November 28, 2012, in his 89th year. Ralph was the beloved husband of Claudette (nee Bales) for 22 years, and predeceased by his wife Earla (nee Carr, 1928-1989). Loving father of Richard Miller (Anne), Janice Kendall (Bob), Cathy Lindsey-King, Sandra Durnez (Adam) and predeceased by Karen Hilliard and Scott Smith. Fondly remembered by Wanda Kufner (Peter). Cherished grandfather of Geoffrey, Christopher, Aimee, Richard, Jennifer, Owen, Mona, Victoria and Tyler, great grandfather of 8 great granddaughters. Ralph is survived by his brother Bill (June) and predeceased by his parents Ethel and Ned, and brothers Dick, Gord, Ted and Sam. Visitation was held at the Cambridge Street United Church, 61 Cambridge Street North, Lindsay on Saturday December 1 from 12:00 p.m. until time of Memorial Service in the Church at 1:00 p.m. Burial will take place at sea in the Spring of 2013. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Kidney Foundation or the Humane Society Kawartha Lakes would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the MACKEY FUNERAL HOME, 33 Peel Street, Lindsay (705.328.2721) (Peterborough This Week 05 Dec 2012)


Ships served in:


HMCS SPRINGHILL - Appointed to Springhill 21 May 1945 as a SLt, RCNVR



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