November 19, 1924 – April 21, 2014
Ritchie, Dorothy Gladys May – passed away peacefully on Monday April 21, 2014 in her 90th year at Extendicare Hamilton. Dorothy was daughter of the late Omer Vernon Ritchie and Rose Ritchie, and sister of the late Muriel McKinlay. Dorothy was dear aunt of Barbara-Anne (Mark), Janice Johnson, John, Laura (Sygnan), James (Corrine) and great nieces and nephews Tina, Briana, Derek, Matthew, Dayton and Reece. Dorothy was an accomplished pianist and teacher and after receiving her Diploma form the University of Toronto, Royal Conservatory of Music she taught piano and drama at the Hamilton Conservatory of Music as well as working as a legal secretary. Dorothy was very proud of her students, some of whom won prestigious music awards. Cremation has taken place. A committal service will take place at Grove Cemetery,129 ½ York Road, Dundas, on Monday, April 28th at 11:30 a.m.