Krista Osborne
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Obituary of Krista Osborne

Osborne, Krista Lee - It is with great sadness to announce the untimely death of Krista Lee Osborne at her Etobicoke residence in her 47th year. Survived by her parents Wayne and Gayle Osborne (McKinnon) of Ridgetown, her loving sister and brother-in-law Kimberly Osborne and Mario Duarte of Etobicoke. Aunt of Matthew, Emma and Kara Duarte. Granddaughter of Beatrice Osborne of Florence. Niece of Elaine (late Joseph) Vlcek, Fran (John) Farrell, Barry (Patricia) Osborne, Louise Webster, Robert (Catherine) Osborne, Lois (Wally) Webster, Ann Myers, Carole Fleming, and Gloria (Ray) Viitaniemi. Will be missed by many cousins.


Predeceased by brother Aaron Wayne Osborne, grandfather Gordon Melbourne Osborne, grandmother Ina Pearl Quick (nee Robinson), and grandfather Malcom McKinnon.


Krista graduated from Ridgetown District High School and continued her education at the University of Windsor where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communications and Media Studies. She was employed at Union Gas Chatham and Toronto offices, and later Enbridge Energy. Her last employment was with the Ontario Energy Association. Krista was very active with all sports during her school years, including track and field, hockey, baseball and swimming where she was a qualified lifeguard at the Ridgetown Pool. She was very family oriented with a bubbly personality and a great sense of humour.


Memorial Visitation will be held at the McKinlay Funeral Home, Ridgetown on Thursday September 7, 2017 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. A Memorial Service for Krista will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday September 8 at 11am. Burial of cremated remains to follow in the Greenwood Cemetery, Ridgetown.


Donations in memory of Krista may be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Online condolences may be left at


McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main St. East., Ridgetown, Ontario, 519-674-3141


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