Josephine O. Ritter

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Josephine O. Ritter, 87, of Hanover, Pa., formerly of Ellicott City, died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at Homewood at Plum Creek.

Born Oct. 15, 1925, in Lynchburg, Va., she was the daughter of the late Annie Kanode Foster and Frank Foster Sr. She was the wife of Gregory B. Ritter, her husband of 69 years.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed time with her family and friends. 

She was employed by the Telephone Company of Baltimore, had worked for a law firm and had her real estate broker's license.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, are children Michael Ritter and wife Patti, of Millers, Catherine Papathakis and husband Angelo, of Ellicott City, Jeffrey Ritter and wife Anita, of Hanover, and Paul Ritter, of Spring Grove, Pa., and his fiancee, Maria Champ, of Hanover; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. today at Crestlawn Memorial Gardens in Marriottsville. A celebration of life service will be announced at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the .

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Wetzel Funeral Home - Hanover
549 Carlisle Street
Hanover, PA 17331
Published in Carroll County Times on Aug. 27, 2013
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