Marie Louise's Story
Maria Louis Ritter, 93, of New Castle, formerly of Fredonia, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully the afternoon of Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Rhodes Estates.
A native of Germany, Mrs. Ritter was a daughter of Joseph and Julian Schmidt Frank.
Her husband of 31 years, Joseph F. Ritter, preceded her in death in 1994.
Surviving are three grandchildren, D. Brandt, Kelly and J.R. McEwen; and three great-grandchildren, Aeryk McEwen, and Tristan and Shelby Turpin.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; and a son, Dean F. McEwen.
There will be no calling hours.
A funeral Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mary, Mother of Hope Parish, St. Mary's Church, with the Rev. Frank Almade, pastor, as celebrant.
Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 111 W. Falls St., New Castle.
Published on November 17, 2017