July 20, 2004
On July 18, 2004, GEORGE C. RITZ of Baltimore Highlands, beloved husband of Ruth R. Ritz (nee Riley) and devoted father of Susan Kuhl, stepfather of Gary M. Elliott. Dear brother of James Ritz, Mary Zeitchel, Katherine Robinson and the late Theresa Hager. Loving grandfather of Michael Elliott and Travis Kuhl. Dear friend of Dawn Nichols. Friends may call at the family owned Kirkley-Ruddick Funeral Home, P.A. 421 Crain Hwy., S.E., Glen Burnie on Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Prayers will be offered on Wednesday at 1 P.M. Interment in Glen Haven Memorial Park.
January 13, 2006
On January 5, 2006, ANNE MARIE RITZ of Yardley, PA; beloved mother of Kathleen Marie Ritz and Michael Ian Ritz; beloved sister of Charles Stewart, Paul, Lawrence, Philip, Timothy and Christopher Imwold, Alice Spencer, Patricia Clay, Muriel Crabbs, Kathleen Pollard, Mary Hirsh and Judith Jackson. Also survived by 28 nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to call at the STERLING-ASHTON-SCHWAB-WITZKE FUNERAL HOME OF CATONSVILLE, INC., 1630 Edmondson Avenue (1 mile west of Beltway exit 14)
March 5, 1995
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Special Events Series, the Harford Community College Foundation will present a benefit gala, "Puttin' on the Ritz," next Sunday, beginning with a champagne brunch at noon in the Edgewood Hall Apprenticeship and Training Center on campus.At 3 p.m., the Palm Court Theatre Orchestra will perform dance band music from 1900 to the 1940s in the Chesapeake Theater. The colorful British troupe sings, dances, whistles, and it is known to display a "Monty Python type of humor."
October 31, 1990
Henry C. Ritz, retired vice president for sales of the Baltimore Paint and Chemical Co., died of cancer Sunday at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 84 and lived in the Dulaney Towers Condominiums and Apartments.A mass of Christian burial for Mr. Ritz was being offered today in the chapel at the Stella Maris Hospice, 2300 Dulaney Valley Road.He retired from the paint and chemical company about 18 years ago, ending a career that began when he went to work as a youth for the Murphy Varnish Co. in Newark, N.J., a predecessor of Baltimore Paint and Chemical.
December 16, 2008
On December 14, 2008, DOROTHY M. RITZ, devoted mother of Betty Adelung and her husband Tom and Susan Kuhl, beloved grandmother of Gwen, Tom, Jr. and Travis, loving great grandmother Sherry, Cyndie, Zach and Jennifer, dear great-great-grandmother of Blaize and Genesis. Visitation for Family and Friends will be held in the HUBBARD FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4107 Wilkens Avenue, Baltimore on Wednesday, December 17th from 3 to 5 and 7 and 9 PM with the funeral service on Thursday, December 18th at 10:00 am. Interment in Loudon Park Cemetery.
December 8, 2008
Joseph A. Ritz Sr., a retired Teamsters official and World War II veteran, died Tuesday of complications from a stroke at Franklin Square Hospital Center. He was 86. Mr. Ritz was born and raised in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., where he graduated from Hanover High School in 1940. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps and served as a ground crew chief with the 412th Thunderbolt Fighter Squadron, 375th Fighter Group of the 9th Air Force in England and later in Europe. Mr. Ritz was a lifetime member of the Owings Mills Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and helped organize and attend reunions of the 412th Fighter Squadron.