Robert B. Ritchey, 75, of Trafford, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in his home. Bob was born Dec. 23, 1945, in Braddock. He was a Penn-Joint High School graduate, Class of 1964, and had achieved three associate degrees in legal assisting, criminal Justice and paralegal. Another notable achievement was recently celebrating his 55th year anniversary with his beloved wife, Jackie. He was proudly a 32nd degree Mason and belonged to Plum Creek Lodge. He faithfully lived the Old Testament and read his bible every day. Bob was also a member of the Trafford Sportsman Club, and was a U.S. Marine Corps reservist. He is predeceased by his maternal grandparents, John and Mary Shaffer; his paternal grandparents, Robert and Laura Ritchey; as well as his parents-in-love, Jack and Evelyn Edel. Bob is survived by his wife, Jackie (Edel) Ritchey; his daughters, Suzanne Lee (Michael), of Texas, and Carrie Hetrick (Kerry), of Harrison City; his three grandchildren, Kevin Loutsenhizer, Jordan Hetrick and Dylan Lee; and a special fur friend, Jackson. Family and friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at JOHN M. DOBRINICK FUNERAL HOME INC., 702 Seventh St, State Rt. 130, Trafford, PA 15085, 412-372-3111. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Animal Friends of Westmoreland, 216 Depot St., Youngwood, PA 15697 or Animalfriendswestmoreland.org
Published by Tribune Review on Jul. 30, 2021.