Obituary of Aldric Minty
It is with heartfelt sadness that the family of Aldric “Ricky” Minty announces his peaceful transition home on December 23rd, 2022. Aldric is survived by his wife of 52 years Beryl Minty, as well as their children and grandchildren. Aldric was also a loving father-in-law, uncle, and cousin.
Aldric was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. As a young man he earned his certification as an electrician, however his first love was his music. Aldric’s musical career as a pianist, allowed him to play “Big Band” music with the acclaimed Joey Lewis Orchestra, Ron Berridge Big Band and the Mighty Sparrow’s Troubadours.
While on a North American tour, Aldric met his wife Beryl in Montreal QC and decided to make Canada his home. He became a certified Master Marine Electrician working for 30 years with Canada Steamship Lines. He was joyfully known as “Sparky” amongst his colleagues.
Aldric will be forever missed by his family, loved ones friends, and church family at St. Barnabas Anglican Church. His family would like to express a warm thank you to the LIHN program and the many personal support workers who assisted with his care over the past five years.
Aldric’s family will receive the comfort of friends at George Darte Funeral Home on Carlton Street on Friday, January 6, 2023, from 5 – 7 p.m. Followed by a service at St. Barnabas Anglican Church at 33 Queenston Street, St. Catharines on Saturday, January 7, 2023, at 11a.m. Cremation to follow.
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