Mr. Dale James Bridgman, age 38 years, resident of Stephens Street, Thunder Bay, passed away suddenly in the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre on October 11th, 2008. Dale grew up in Thunder Bay attending Claude Garton and Lakeview High School where he met his long time fishing buddies whom to this day have never divulged their secret fishing spots. Dale was a free spirit who always enjoyed anything to do with the outdoors. Dale will be sadly missed and forever loved by his beautiful daughter Sydney and his little man, Derek. Dale will be eternally grateful to their special grandmothers, Bev and Denise. He will also be sadly missed by his long time love, Trish Andrachuck. Forever missed by his loving and supportive parents, Judy and Len, sister Lisa Bridgman and nephews Nathan and Cole. Dale will be greatly missed by his numerous friends, cousins, aunts and uncles. Dale's constant companions Pepper and Jamie will be lost without his very distinctive "Dale" voice. Dale was predeceased by his grandparents, Sidney and Lillian Bridgman and Robert and Ruth Gilbert. Following cremation, Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, October 18th at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Harbourview Funeral Centre, 499 North Cumberland Street, presided by Rev. David Silliman of Knox United Church. In lieu of flowers, donations in Dale's memory may be made to his children, Derek and Sydney, c/o BMO Bank of Montreal. For information to do so, please contact Len and Judy Bridgman at 768-1629.