C. Thomas Ridenour

Died: Tue., Nov. 25, 2014


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sun., Nov. 30, 2014
Location: Novak Funeral Home

Interment following funeral service

Mon., Dec. 01, 2014
Location: Resurrection Cemetery

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Mon., Dec. 01, 2014
Location: Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church

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C. Thomas Ridenour passed away at the age of 88, on November 25, 2014. Born July 24, 1926 in St. Paris, OH, he was the son of Carl Thomas Ridenour, Sr. and Carrie Mackan. He was a graduate of Johnson-St. Paris High School and The Ohio State University. During WWII he served in the Navy V-12 Programs at St. Lawrence University and College of the Holy Cross. C. Thomas (Tom) retired from The Ohio State University as University Controller Emeritus and served as long time treasurer of Ohio State University Retirees Association (OSURA). He was a life member of the Ohio Society of CPA's. He was a member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church and Society of St. Vincent de Paul. He is survived by his loving wife, Frances (nee Rozum), of 67 years; sons, Michael (Lydia) and Paul (Theresa); daughters, Andrea (John) Kusta and Carla (Bruce) Hoefs; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Family will receive friends 4-7 p.m. Sunday, November 30, at the NOVAK FUNERAL HOME, 4476 N. High Street, Columbus, Ohio. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m., Monday, December 1, 2014 at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, 20 E. Dominion Blvd., Columbus, Ohio. Rev. Msgr. John G. Johnson celebrant. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to OSU Foundation-OSURA Endowment (#605420), Our Lady of Peace Conference-St. Vincent de Paul or Ohio Health Hospice.

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