Ritchie, Evelyn Jean, age 96, of Waldwick, on Sunday, May 17, 2020. Born in Montreal, Canada to the late Harold and Janet (nee: Lindsay) Johnston, Evelyn became an American Citizen in 1958 and lived in East Paterson, Paterson, and Clifton for most of her life. She was a Registered Nurse, last working at Alps Manor in Wayne, NJ.
Evelyn was the beloved wife of the late Gene Ritchie of Clifton. She is survived by her loving nieces and nephews, Donna Frohnapfel and her husband Kenny of Waldwick, Lindsay Johnston of Fair Lawn, John Johnston and his wife Joanna of Fair Lawn, Carolyn Beerwort and her husband Norman, Harold Dufort and his wife Donna, Deb Bourque, Gary Pinfold and his wife Valerie, and Gail Henderson and her husband Dave. She was predeceased by her siblings, Lindsay Johnston, Muriel Dufort, Marion Bourque and Jessie Pinfold. Evelyn was also predeceased by her nieces, Patricia Dallaire and her surviving spouse Norm and Bev and her late husband Eve Bellrose.
In the immediacy, all services and cremation will be private. A memorial gathering will be scheduled at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Evelyn’s memory to the Warren Point Presbyterian Church, 16-23 Broadway, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410.