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COMMUNITY PARTNERS, SERVICES AND EVENTS

CLERGY

We partner with clergy throughout the communities of Toronto/Etobicoke, Mimico and Mississauga. Our clerical partners are well-spoken, flexible, friendly and gracious.  We recommend:

Rev. Mark Gladding (Anglican) – St Margaret's Church 

Rev. Rob Howard – Mimico Presbyterian Church

Rev. Larry Whissell (Catholic) –Legion Padre for Branch 101  

Rev. Walter Makarenko (Ukrainian Orthodox) – St.Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church      

Fr. Valentin Batic  (Slovenian Catholic) – Our Lady of Miraculous Medal    

Fr. Donatello Iocco – St. Ambrose Parish

Fr. Matthew Sobierajski (Polish Catholic) –St. Teresa's Catholic Church  

Fr. Joseph Morawski (Polish Catholic) – Christ the King Parish

Fr. Francis Carpinelli (Italian Catholic) –St.Leo's Catholic Church   

Rev. Dr. Connie denBok (United) –Alderwood United Church  

Fr. Edward Koroway (Roman Catholic) –St. Mark’s Parish

Pastor Jim Sanderson – Mimico Baptist Church

Pastor Rob Miner (Baptist) – Long Branch Baptist  

Lieutenant Samuel Tim - Salvation Army

CELEBRANTS 

A professional celebrant helps families create ceremonies (religious or non-religious) that reflect the wishes, beliefs and values of the deceased. You have complete choice and final approval of the funeral ceremony. We recommend:

Maggie Shields 

Terry Mouland

CREMATORIUMS and CEMETERIES

We have long-time relationships with crematoriums and cemeteries throughout Toronto/Etobicoke, Mimico and Mississauga. Our partnerships ensure a smooth, seamless transition from funeral home to final resting place.

For families wishing to have their loved ones buried abroad, Ridley works with all consulates, embassies and over seas agencies. Please call (416) 259 3705 for a conveyance (overseas) package that is customized and convenient.

LOCAL ACCOMMODATIONS

There are a number of near-by West End hotels offering discounted rooms to Ridley Funeral Home families and guests. Some may offer a bereavement rate.

Stay Inn Etobicoke  (416) 259 7899 ||560 Evans Avenue

Holiday Inn Toronto Airport || (416) 240 7511 ||600 Dixon Road

Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites (905) 677 9900 || 5875 Airport Road

Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel (416) 675 6100 // 801 Dixon Road www.sheratontorontoairport.com

FLORISTS

We recommend two local florists who offer beautiful, budget-friendly floral tributes delivered free of charge. After the service our complimentary concierge service can deliver flower arrangements to your home or charity of choice. 

Joan’s Blooming Place  (416) 251 5128

Rhea’s Flower Shop  (416) 259 6346