WESTOVER — David M. Ridgway, 69, died Saturday, May 28, 2011, at his home in Westover (Virginia). Born in Chicago, he was a son of the late Murray and Ruth Schetzle Ridgway.
Mr. Ridgway served as a captain in the Marine Corps in Vietnam. He was a former CEO at Muhlenberg Hospital in Plainfield, N.J., for 30 years. He had served as a consultant for GOAL OPC in Boston and was executive officer of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church in Westover and Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church in Pocomoke City, as well as the current president of the Somerset County Historical Society. He was a hearth cook and curator for the Teackle Mansion in Princess Anne. He was a member of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church in Westover.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Sallie Ridgway; two children, a daughter, Vivian Limbeck and her husband, Jeff, of Westover and a son, Ben Ridgway of Boston; two grandchildren, Emma and Julia Limbeck; and his brother, Doug Ridgway of Jacksonville, Fla.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church in Westover, where friends may call one hour prior to the service. The Rev. William Porter will officiate. Interment with military honors will be in Mount Olive Cemetery in Westover at a later date.
Contributions may be made to the Seton Center, 30632 Hampden Ave., Princess Anne, Md. 21853; or the Somerset County Historical Society, 11736 Mansion St., Princess Anne, Md. 21853.
Arrangements are by Hinman Funeral Home in Princess Anne.