Thomas A. Ridder

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Thomas A. Ridder


     Thomas Alfred Ridder, 85, of Talmage passed away at home on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.  Born in Brockton, MA, he was the son of the late Robert T. and Eunice Bonney Ridder.  He was the loving husband of Mary Kathleen “Kathy” White Ridder with whom he celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary last December.

     Tom was a self-employed architectural designer.  He served in the US Navy in the late 1950’s.  He was a longtime dedicated member of the W. Earl Lions Club; Past District Governor of Lions District 14-D; and a Mason.

     He will be lovingly missed by: his wife, Kathy; children, Lisa wife of Tim Sipe, Tom Jr. husband of Marie, both of Lititz; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Sam of Missouri.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert. 

     His final resting place is the Old Zion Cemetery, Brickerville.  A Celebration of Life will be announced later.

     Memorials are welcomed to: West Earl Lions Club, PO Box 322 Brownstown PA 17508.

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