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Richard L. Ritenour

January 23, 1950 — October 3, 2015

Richard L. Ritenour, 65, of Grove City died at 9:30 p.m. Saturday. October 3, 2015 surrounded by his loving family at Trinity Living Center.

A son of Ray and Florence Patterson Ritenour, he was born in Grove City on January 23, 1950. He was a 1968 graduate of Moniteau High School.

He began his career by driving truck for Agway and had spent 38 years as a heavy equipment operator for Allegheny Mineral at the Harrisville plant before retiring in 2007.

An outdoorsman, Dick enjoyed watching elk at Benezette, camping at Tionesta, hunting, fishing and traveling.

On August 16, 1968 he married the former Ellen Bowser who survives along with three daughters, Melissa Minick and her husband Robert of Grove City, Michele Schreckengost and her husband William of Slippery Rock, and Marcia LaVan and her husband James of Harrisville; 4 grandchildren Keith Schreckengost and his fiancé Brittany McCandless, Erica Schreckengost and her boyfriend Austin Alexander, Alex LaVan and Matthew LaVan. Also surviving are 4 brothers and sisters, Jane Blair and her husband Clair of Clintonville, Stacy Greenway and her husband Douglas of Harrisville, Dennis Ritenour and his wife Lavonne of Manheim, and Betty Holmes and her husband Thomas of Slippery Rock.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Jamison Funeral Home. There will be no public visitation.

Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 10, 2015 at the Church of the Nazarene, 520 N. Center St., Grove City with the pastor Rev. Mark S. Erskine officiating.

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