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GRANVILLE: Funeral services for Eileen Ritter, 95, of Newark, will be held at the REED EGAN FUNERAL HOME, 141 Green Wave Drive, Newark, 1:00 P.M., Thursday, February 14, 2013 with Rev. JCP Sullivan, Parish Priest as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Eileen passed away at Kendal at Granville on Monday, February 11, 2013. She was born in Newark, Ohio on October 18, 1917 to the late Martin and Bertha (Glover) Sweeney.
Eileen was a 1935 graduate of St. Francis de Sales High School and attended The Ohio Sate University. She worked at Owens Corning and Aluminum Co. of America during the war years. In 1943 she married her husband, Victor, and together they traveled the world and established the Victor and Eileen Ritter Scholarship at Otterbein College.
Eileen is survived by her son, David Allan Ritter of Newark, and several great-nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Eileen was preceded in death by her husband, Victor G. Ritter; her sister, Bea Rickrich, and her brother, Robert William Sweeney.
Friends and family may call for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Thursday.
The family requests that memorials be made to the Foundation for Hospice of Central Ohio, PO Box 430, Newark, OH 43058.
To share your memory of Eileen or leave a condolence for the family, please visit www.reedegan.com.
Reed-Egan Funeral Home - Newark
141 Green Wave Dr
Newark, OH 43055
Published in the Advocate on Feb. 13, 2013