Thomas Ritchie age 79, of Mantua passed away on Friday surrounded by his family on September 20, 2019 at home. Born in Camden to the late Thomas Richard Ritchie and Charlotte Pearl (Griffith), he resided in Mantua since 1963. Tom retired from working as a Dental Repair Technician and in his spare time, he enjoyed playing cards, working around the house, trips to the hardware stores, and eating meals. Most of all he loved his family and adored his grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
He is survived by his loving wife, Catherine (nee Reilley); 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 and Gregory; and siblings, Charles, Theras, Cassy, David, Joey, Vince, Patricia, Billy, John and Michael. Tom was predeceased by sister Mary Ann.
Family and Friends may visit from 10 AM to 12 PM on Wednesday, September 25th at Smith Funeral Home, 47 Main Street, Mantua where a funeral service will be held at 12 PM. Burial will follow in Wenonah Cemetery. Memories and condolences can be shared at www.smithfhmantua.com