RIDEOUT, Garry H. – At the Charlotte County Hospital on August 25, 2021, Garry H. Rideout’s courageous battle with cancer came to an end.

  Garry was born on April 11, 1944, son of the late Marvin and Mary Rideout of Old Ridge. He married the love of his life, Elizabeth “Betty” Ann (Newman), on September 4, 1965, and together they raised their four children at their home on Happy Valley Rd.

  Garry was an endlessly patient man with a boisterous laugh, and a tremendous love for his family. He was trained as a mechanic and worked as a “fixer” of many things. He loved farming (hugging his cows), watching wrestling, teasing the grandkids (mustard sandwiches, anyone?), and anything sweet.

  In addition to his wife, Betty, he is survived by sons, Bryan (Jody) of Old Ridge, Bradley (Laura) of Fredericton; daughters, Monica (David) Wood of Dieppe, and Melissa (Shaun) Martinson of Fredericton. He leaves behind eight grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Also survived by sisters, Carol (Lenard) Lacombe of Saint John, Helen (Wilfred) Morrison of St. Stephen; brother, John (Mary) of Burton; several nieces and nephews.

  Please note: The service has been postponed to a later date.

  Donations, if desired, can be made to the Charlotte County Hospital Foundation, or the Charlotte County Cancer Society. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca

  Funeral arrangements in care of The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB.