Marty Ritz

Marty (85) passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, March 5, 2013 in her residence in Avon Lake, Ohio from complications of cancer. She is survived by daughters Louise Ritz (Maryland), Patty Van Valey (Mike) and Colleen Blalock (Ray) both of Avon Lake (Ohio), son Ray (Florida) and her lab Branch. She leaves behind five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband (Ray) and son (Steve). Marty was a teacher at Nova Middle School until retiring in 1991 when she moved to Fannin County Georgia. She lived with her daughter in Ohio since 2009. The family will hold a private service in Georgia. Contributions can be made to the .

Published in Sun-Sentinel on Mar. 10, 2013