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In Loving Memory


Theresa Ritonja

Born in Slovenia

November 11, 1936

Died in Sarnia, Ontario

March 22, 2018

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Ritonja, Theresa

Peacefully, Theresa passed at Bluewater Health in Sarnia on Thursday March 22, 2018, at the age of 81. Theresa was the beloved wife of Tony for 57 years. Loving mother of Tony Jr and partner Cheryl, David and his wife Suzanne, and Andrew and his wife Laura. Cherished Grandmother of Nicholas, Curtis, Gregory, Nicole, Jennifer, Emily, Matthew, Maja and Jesse and Great Grandmother of Allie. She will be sadly missed by her sibling Alois Srpcic. Our heartfelt thanks to the incredible caring staff at the Palliative ward of Bluewater Health and her physician Dr. Kolano. Friends will be received at the McCormack Funeral Home – Stewart Chapel, 254 George Street (at College Avenue) for visitation on Monday March 26th from 7-9 pm. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday March 27 at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church in Bright’s Grove at 10:30 am. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family online in “Theresa’s Guestbook” at If desired, donations should be sent to the Canadian Cancer Society or to World Vision Canada for a Child Sponsorship.

Obituary Announcement



McCormack Funeral Home 

Monday March 26, 2018

7-9 pm.

Funeral Service

St Michael's Roman Catholic Church

Tuesday March 27, 2018

10:30 am



Resurrection Cemetery


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With our sympathy and understanding. We both know the feelings at this time. Our prayers are with you and your family. Charles and Margaret Duffett .

Charles Duffett

Dear Tony, Tony, David, Andrew and family, we were very sad to hear of Theresa's passing. Please accept our condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Ray & Alison Minato

Dear family Ritonja, our sincere condolescence at the lost of your dear wife and mother. She was always sunshine of our lives. Let you confort our hope that she will watch for us from heaven and guide our live until we join her. Vesna Vesel with family, Slovenia p.s. Modest donation given instead of bouquet.

Vesna Vesel

Tony and Family Our sympathy and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. Theresa was a wonderful neighbour and friend. We will certainly miss her friendly face and her wonderful Dahlias. May she now rest in peace Susan & Randy Alexander

Susan & Randy Alexander

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