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 Harry L Ritter

Harry L Ritter

Birth
Barrett, Boone County, West Virginia, USA
Death 24 Apr 2017 (aged 87)
Benton, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Benton, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 178772676 · View Source
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Published April 26, 2017 - Press Enterprise

Harry L. Ritter, 87, of Benton died Monday evening, April 24, 2017.

Born Dec. 12, 1929, in Barrett, W.Va., he was a son of the late Mac and Helen (Shipman) Ritter. He and his wife, Shirley A. (Shaffer) Ritter, were married on June 3, 1950.

Mr. Ritter was a graduate of Hughesville High School. He owned and operated Ritter’s Nursery and then worked for Robert Vincent Inc., building golf courses for 181/2 years. He last worked for JDK Management for 18 years until his retirement.

He faithfully served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War as a staff sergeant.

Mr. Ritter was a member of the Benton Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the N.R.A.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, Shirley, are his three children: Sharon Remphrey of Danville, Garry Ritter and his wife, Beth Ann, of Benton, and Nancy Remphrey. Also surviving are the following grandchildren: Tech Sgt. Taylor Remphrey, Emalee Lear, Emily Smith, Jenny Hall and Kristin Ritter. Also surviving are the following great-grandchildren: Blake and Shea Elizabeth Remphrey, Jayden and Anthony Vera, and James, Alex and Lexi Hall.

Graveside services will be held at Benton Cemetery at a later date.


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  • Created by: ElaineR
  • Added: 26 Apr 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 178772676
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harry L Ritter (12 Dec 1929–24 Apr 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 178772676, citing Benton Cemetery, Benton, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by ElaineR (contributor 46530238) .