James Oscar Rideout passed away at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB. on Saturday, November 3, 2018.

Born in St. Stephen, NB., son of the late Kenneth and Edith (Caldwell) Rideout.

Survived by his wife, Charlene (Stewart) Rideout, one daughter, Ellen Smith (Kevin) of Oak Hill, NB., one son, Clifford (Patty Cleghorn) of St. Stephen, NB., three grandchildren: Melissa, Katie and Jamie, one sister, Joyce Reid (Al), three brothers: Roy, David (Wendy) and Glen (Linda) , several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a daughter, Theresa Lynn.

In keeping with James’ wishes, there will be no funeral service or visitation held.

For those who wish, remembrances to a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca