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Frances M. Ritz

November 15, 1921 — February 17, 2019

RITZ – Frances M., 97, St. Michael, died February 17, 2019, at The Atrium, Johnstown. Born November 15, 1921, in South Fork. Preceded in death by parents, Joseph and Angela (Sustersic) Pucel; and brother, Edward.
Survived by daughter, Judith A., wife of Melvin Livengood, Mocksville, North Carolina; son, Edward S., married to Madelyn (Toscano), Conestoga, Pennsylvania; grandson, Jason E. Ritz, married to Jessica Salt, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania; great-grandsons, Taran and Brecken Ritz; step grandson Raymond L. Clare, Jr., married to Tina (Swinehart); step great-grandsons, Corey and Zachary Clare.

Member of St. Michael Catholic Church, St. Michael. She was a retired administrative assistant for the Pennsylvania Bureau of Employment Security. Member of St. Michael American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Post 551; former treasurer for SNPJ, Lodge 190; member of American Fraternal Union, Lodge 180; and the Pennsylvania Association of Retired State Employees.

Frances was an avid reader and loved to crochet and travel. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Friends will be received from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, February 24, at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home, Inc., South Fork. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 25, at St. Michael Catholic Church, Father Brian Warchola, Celebrant.
Committal, Dunmyer Cemetery, Salix.
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Sunday, February 24, 2019

2:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home

621 Maple Street, South Fork, PA 15956

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Monday, February 25, 2019

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