Catherine Ritchie age 79, of Mantua Twp. passed away on Monday, October 26, 2020. She was born to the late Joseph Reilly and Jean (Kirschner). Catherine resided in Mantua since 1963 and worked as a Kitchen Aide for Mantua Township Public Schools. In her spare time she enjoyed reading, baking, puzzles, crafts, crocheting and loved Elvis. Most of all she adored her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Wife of the late Thomas R. Ritchie, she is survived by her children, Donna Ritchie, Thomas Ritchie, Andrea Ritchie and Trina Ritchie; grandchildren, Brandy (Beecher) Upham, Kyle Upham, Brooke Lynn Ritchie, Brian Ritchie, Jessica Groff, Stephen Burns, Brittany Whittles, Jessica (Schappert) Ramstead, Heath Ramstead; great grandchildren, Breanna, Baretta, Neveah, Aidan, Landon, Brian Jr., Skylar, Hailey, Gemma, Caitlyn, Gracey, Heath Jr., Lexi, Gregory, and siblings.
Family and Friends may visit from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm on Saturday, October 31st, at Smith Funeral Home, 47 Main Street Mantua, where a funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm. Burial will follow in Wenonah Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 1851 Old Cuthbert Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034.
Memories and condolences can be shared at www.smithfhmantua.com