2009-09-10 / Obituaries

Eleanor M. Ritchey

Hancock, 82

Eleanor Mae Ritchey, 82, Hancock, Md., died Sunday, September 6, 2009, at Reeder's Memorial Home in Boonsboro, Md.

Born July 28, 1927, in Knobsville, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Violet DeShong Barnhart and the widow of Clair H. Ritchey, who died in 1984.

She had previously been employed with Locher and Marvania Orchards, formerly in Hancock.

She is survived by two daughters: Gloria J. Flowers, Martinsburg, W.Va.; Carl Ritchey, Hagerstown; one sister, Mary Rohm, McConnellsburg; two brothers: Robert Barnhart and Roy Barnhart, both of McConnellsburg; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Roger Ritchey; a daughter, Dinah Ritchey; two sisters and six brothers.

Services were held Wednesday, September 9, at 11:00 a.m., at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock. Rev. F. Allan Weatherholt Jr. officiated. Burial was made in Union Cemetery, McConnellsburg.

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