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JOHN F. RIES Obituary
On Tuesday, September 24, 2013, age 90, of Ross Township. Beloved husband for 65 years of the late Kathryn L. Ries; father of John R. (Susan) Ries, Mary S. (Dennis) Wiles, Scott Ries, and the late Ellen (and her surviving spouse Scott) Pavlot; proud grandfather of Matthew (Ashley) and Stephen Wiles, Laura and Andy Pavlot, Annie, John and Adam Ries. No viewing. Friends invited to attend a memorial service in Berkeley Hills Lutheran Church, 517 Sangree Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 11 a.m. Arrangements entrusted to the SCHELLHAAS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., West View. John was a WWII veteran who piloted the B29 Superfortress, was a highly respected engineer for Mesta Machine and later WHEMCO. He was greatly loved by his family and friends and will be forever missed. In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to Pittsburgh, 1133 South Braddock Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15218.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Sept. 29, 2013
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