Rita Pigeon

Rita Pigeon
Rita Marie Pigeon (nee McCaffrey), age 95, passed away at Spruce Lodge Care Facility in Stratford, Ontario on Monday, April 24th, 2017.  Rita was born and grew up in Stratford, worked for the war effort in Hamilton, in retail at Prout and Lamont, before finding her dream job at the Royal Bank. She was fondly regarded in her position as lending officer for the Royal Bank of Canada, where she worked for 21 years.  Her kind and beautiful presence will be missed by her son Paul Mathew Pigeon of Mississauga, her daughter Mary Ann Pigeon-Stevenson (Hugh) of Tobermory, and Sean Stevenson (Ashleigh) of Tobermory, Ontario. She will be fondly remembered by her sister in law Pat Brown (Ken), and nieces and nephews, Mathew (Lynn), Jennifer (David), Christopher, Stephanie (David) Tom (Olia), Jane (Bob), Mary (Brian), Patti (Paul), Lisa (Colin), Kathleen (John), Mike (Denise), Helen (John), John (Lucy), Sheila.
She was preceded in death by her brothers Jack and Gerry McCaffrey, and her sisters Helene Stead, best friend, Kay Dallimore, and niece Cathy Snow.  As an honorary member of the Dallimore Clan, Aunt Rita enjoyed many family celebrations and later frequent visits from Patti Dallimore, Arlene Knott and Pauline Hartfiel.  Interment will take place at Avondale Cemetery in Stratford, and a celebration of Rita’s life will be held in the fall.  In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to the Alzheimer Society in your area through the funeral home.  519.271.7411  www.wgyoungfuneralhome.com

Additional Info

  • Service Information:
    Avondale Cemetery
    Stratford, Ontario

    Memorial Donations
    Alzheimer Society