In Memory of

Dick Aldridge



Aldridge, Richard Frederick (Dick)
(Former player with the Toronto Argonauts and former teacher at Banting Memorial High School, Alliston)

Peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday June 26th, 2004. Dick Aldridge, in his 64th year, beloved husband of Elisabeth (Betty) Van Haastrecht. Loving father of Jodi and her husband Marty Morelli of Ottawa and Rick and his wife Kimberly of Brantford. Loved Papa of Bradyn and Ty Morelli and Madeline Aldridge . Loved son of Dorothea and the late Fred Aldridge. Sadly missed by his sister Margaret and her husband Frank Murray of Burlington. Pre-deceased by his brother Bruce. Fondly remembered by his sister-in-law Susan Aldridge-Watt. Son-in-law of Elisabeth and the late John Van Haastrecht and brother-in-law of Peter and Linda Van Haastrecht and John and Beth Van Haastrecht.
A celebration of Dick’s life will be held on Wednesday June 30th, 2004 at 1:00 pm, in the chapel of Rod Abrams Funeral Home, 1666 Tottenham Road, Tottenham, 905-936-3477. Interment of cremated remains will follow at Mt. Tegart Cemetery, Tottenham. No flowers, please. Donations in Dick’s memory to the Sunnybrook and Women’s Foundation, Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund would be appreciated by the family.

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Memorial Tribute

“Dick Aldridge”
  1. Nancy Rugman wrote:

    My deepest sympathy to you and your family Betty at this most difficult time.

  2. Bob Copeland wrote:

    Dick Aldridge was a great friend and wonderful role model to me and my entire family. He will be deeply missed. I have so many wonderful, positive memories of Dick and his family and will forever have these to remember him by. My heartfelt condolences go out to Betty, Jodi, Rick and his entire family.

  3. Jennifer Weber wrote:

    Dear Jodi and Family,

    Although I didn’t know your father well, I can still remember him for his smile!

  4. Morelli Family wrote:

    We will deeply miss all the wonderful moments we shared together as family and the opportunity to see the love Dick had for you Betty, his children and grandchildren. We will remember him always as the strong, cheerful and loving man, who always had a smile and made everyone around him so happy. We will cherish forever these many memories.

    With our deepest sympathies, support and love, The Morelli Family.

  5. Terri Caron wrote:

    Our most heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

  6. Valerie Morelli wrote:

    I wanted to send my love, prayers and comfort to Mrs. Aldridge, Jodi and Marty and to all of Dick’s family. Today, and always I am thinking about how wonderful of a man Mr. Aldridge was. The days that I remember of him he was always so friendly, happy and of course funny.

  7. may I say this. years later. mr. Aldrrich coached me at Uniiversty football. The most loving of the game coach I ever met. he was real. wrote:

    The most dedicated man I have met. Dickie coached me at York U. He did more fire us than he realized.

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