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Obituary of John E. Ritz

John E. Ritz


Pittsford: February 2, 2020, at the age of 83. Predeceased by his parents, Dr. Edward & Virginia Ritz; sister, Mary Cavallaro. John is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Mary H. (Whelehan) Ritz; children, Holly A. (Dr. James Passmore) Feldmann, John P. (Nicole) Ritz and Danielle M. (Steve) Schott; grandchildren, Ryan Feldmann, Adam Feldmann, Jared Ritz, Madalyn Schott, Erin Ritz, Natalie Schott, Stephanie Schott & Ryan Passmore.

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John graduated from Holy Cross College in 1959 and went to serve his country in the US Army from 1959 until 1965. He married the love of his life, Mary on October 17, 1964 and they raised their three children together. John volunteered for many causes and was most proud of his time as a National Swimming Official. He retired from Delco Products after working for over 30 years as an Industrial Engineer. For more information, visit

John's service will be held privately, for immediate family members only, at 11:00 am on Saturday, May 23rd at White Haven Memorial Park. Donations may be sent to the Parkinson's Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131 in John's memory.

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Celebration of Life

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, May 23, 2020
White Haven Memorial Park Chapel
210 Marsh Road
Pittsford, New York, United States
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