Phyllis Ridgway
Phyllis Ridgway
Ridgway on her 113th birthday in 2020
Birth: 10 March 1907
Lincolnshire, England, UK
Age: 113 years, 322 days
Country: United Kingdom UK CanadaCAN

Phyllis Ridgway (born 10 March 1907) is a British-born Canadian supercentenarian whose age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group. She is the oldest known living person in Canada.


Ridgway was born in Lincolnshire, England on 10 March 1907. She was married to her husband, Ernest "Ernie" Joseph, for 54 years. She currently lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Ridgway became the oldest known living person in Canada following the death of 112-year-old Sarah Patenaude-Bruyere on 17 February 2020. At the time of her 113th birthday in March 2020, she had four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson.



Canada's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Flore BelandEmma BinghamMary Ann EsseryClara RobertsonAgnes MunceNellie ThompsonAlice Sjoquist • Lillian RossMarie-Louise Meilleur • Marie-Louise Meunier • Maria Mallozzi • Zelda McCague • Fanny Martland • Evangeline SaulnierAnne Samson • Julie Winnefred Bertrand • Jennie Fitzgerald • Margaret Fitzgerald • Pearl LutzkoCora Hansen • Yvonne Lamoureux • Merle Barwis • Colombe Benoit-Leclerc • Orma Slack • Marguerite Wabano • Lilian Cornell • Ellen Gibb • Sarah Patenaude-Bruyere • Phyllis Ridgway

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