IAFF LODD: Retired District Chief James Ritchie

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It is with deepest regret and sorrow to report the line-of-duty death of retired District Chief James(Jim) Ritchie on November 24, 2019.

On behalf of the Toronto Professional Fire Fighters’ Association, we offer our condolences to James Ritchie’s family.

James started in 1971 with Etobicoke, and retired on February 28, 2009 as District Chief on C44 Station 445B.

Date and Time:

Saturday January 11, 2020
11:00 Visitation
12:00 Celebration
Reception to follow immediately following the Celebration of life


Speranza Banquet Hall
510 Deerhurst Drive
Brampton, ON

** LODD Full Department Funeral**

Fire Department Funeral, all attending fire fighters are to wear their full dress uniform, white shirt and cloves with shrouded badge.

Form-up for all attending fire fighters will be as directed prior to the funeral at noon.


In Solidarity,

Gerlando Peritore
Chair, Ceremonial and Bereavement Committee
Toronto Professional Fire Fighters’ Association
I.A.F.F. Local 3888