February 16, 2024


Dear Friends and Colleagues,

It is with a heavy heart that I write to share with you the sad news of the passing of our colleague and friend Rev. Bruce Rideout (Ministry Personnel). Bruce passed away on Monday, February 12, 2024. Visitation is taking place at Russell’s Funeral Home, Stephenville on Saturday, February 17, 2024 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm with funeral service taking place on Sunday, February 18, 2024 at 2:00 pm from First United Church, Stephenville.

Please hold Bruce’s wife Sheila and their family and friends in your thoughts and prayers at this tender time.

The full obituary for Rev. Bruce Rideout may be found here: https://www.russellsfuneralhome.ca/obituaries/Rev-Bruce-Howard-Rideout?obId=30731215



Rev. Heather Sandford, Regional Minister
First Dawn Eastern Edge Regional Council