J. Prestney

Obituary of J. Ritchie Prestney

PRESTNEY, J.  RITCHIE:  Suddenly at the Hamilton General Hospital on Tuesday, January 27, 2009, John Ritchie Prestney of Hamilton, in his 57th year.  Son of the late Thomas and Margaret Prestney.  Dear brother of Maribeth Prestney, and Paul Prestney and his wife Lori.  Uncle and great uncle of Thomas and his wife Tanya and their children Alexis and Thomas, Scott and his wife Sarah and their daughter Lily.  Special friend of Dave Williams and his wife Nancy.   Ritchie will be sadly missed by his aunts, uncles and cousins.  The family received friends at the Merritt Funeral Home, 287 Station Street, Smithville on Tuesday February 3, 2009 followed by a memorial service.  Cremation has taken place.  A private inurnment will be held at a later date.  If desired, memorial contributions to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family and can be made through the funeral home.