Van Bridge, Tony- Peacefully on December 20, 2004, surrounded by his family at Upper Canada Lodge, Niagara-on-the-Lake at the age of 87. Beloved father of Shona Bridge, David Cheyne and Peter Cheyne, Pieter Morpurgo and Michael Morpurgo. Loving grandfather of Michaela Kim (Dennis) and Rory Cheyne as well as several grandchildren in Britain. Great grandfather of Sadie Palmer Kim and several great grandchildren in France. Survived by his exwife Stacey and predeceased by his second wife Elizabeth Bridge. Tony began his career as an actor in 1938 and didn't retire until 2000. He worked primarily at the Stratford Festival and in his later years at the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Private arrangements have been entrusted to the Niagara-on-the-Lake Chapel of the Morgan Funeral Homes, 415 Regent Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake. In lieu of flowers, donations in Tony's memory may be made to a charity of choice.
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