CPT. JOSEPH RIDEOUT
Funeral service for the late Captain Joseph Paul Andrew Rideout, 82, Canso, was held November 24 in Canso United Baptist Church with Reverend David Wheeler officiating.
Mr. Rideout died November
17, 2018, in Eastern Memorial Hospital, Canso.
Born in Ste Pierre and Miquelon, he was a son of the late George Eugene Aguste and Adele Loise Marguerite (Leclavier) Rideout Sr. At the age of six, he moved to Terrenceville after the death of his mother. His fishing career started in his early teens, working his way up to captain. His lengthy career took him to so many ports, including Denmark,
Greenland and more. He enjoyed Newfoundland and country music, sang and played guitar. He moved to Canso in 1965, married and raised a family. He worked at various companies until his retirement with Mercy Seafood’s, as Captain of the Mercy Venture. He was also a successful tuna fisherman.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Stella; two daughters, Lori (Kevin), Halifax; Rita (Kenny), Halifax; honorary daughter, Wendy (Jay), Sydney; son-inlaw, Glen Simpson, Nfld.; five grandchildren, Max, Matthew, Scott, Lacey, Faith; sister, Rita, France; seven brothers and sisters-in-law, Marion, Myrna, Everette, Arnold, Katherine, Johnny, Rollie; nieces, Annebelle, Marie, Halifax; nephews, Jerome, Didier, France; as well as Dean, Derrick, Dianna, Chad, Vicki, Susan,
Lloyd, Rodney, Juanita, Kenny, Odessa and Ralph.
He was predeceased by daughter, Janet; brother, George; sister, Theresa.
Memorial donations may be made to Eastern Memorial Hospital, Canso or Canso United Baptist Church.
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