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Ronald D. Ritter

Ronald D. Ritter, 76, passed away on November 22, 2020. He was born August 19, 1944 in Akron, Ohio to the late Delwyn and Helen Ritter. Ron had been a member of the U.S. Marines and retired from Timken Steel Faircrest. He was proud of being the first Manchester Eagle Scout, had a great appreciation and love for classical music, and loved spending time in his home theater. Ron enjoyed spending time working in his yard, planting and tending to his flowers, and was known for his many varieties of Canna lilies.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents; and infant son, John. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Kathy; son, Mark (Sylvia) Ritter; daughter, Lisa Ritter; brothers, Timothy (Mary) Ritter and Terrance (Barbara) Ritter; sister, Cynthia (Paul) Papke; grandchildren, Jonathan, Brandon and Audryana; and his granddog, Tiger.

An informal graveside service will be held at Manchester Cemetery, W. 1030 Nimisila Rd., New Franklin, Ohio on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 11 a.m.


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Kathy, Mark, and Lisa - I'm sorry to hear the passing of your husband and Dad, Ron. I know our paths haven't crossed in a long time but please know that our deepest condolences are with you today. I'll always remember Ron listening to great music with my Dad and making some pretty tasty wine. May God bless all of you.

Don Henegar Nov 30 2020 12:00 AM

Kathy, Deepest condolences!! Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you today and in the days ahead. Miss you!

John Canterbury Nov 27 2020 12:00 AM

Very sorry for your loss.Thoughts and prayers for your family.

Mary Adcox Nov 27 2020 12:00 AM

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Ronald D. Ritter, give you peace, comfort and strength

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of .

US Marine Veteran, Ronald D. Ritter, is A True American Hero God Bless

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum Nov 24 2020 12:00 AM