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Doris O. Ritchings

November 29, 1924 December 29, 2017
Doris O.  Ritchings
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Obituary for Doris O. Ritchings

Doris Oswald Ritchings, 93, of Garden Spot Village, New Holland formerly of Coatesville died Friday, December 29, 2017 at Maple Farm, Akron.

Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of Ralph and Elsie Oswald and the wife of Robert Ritchings with whom she shared 64 ½ happy years of marriage before his death in December 2008.

She was a member of Olivet United Methodist Church for over 60 years.

Doris was a 1942 graduate of Coatesville Senior High School.

Doris was a secretary at Lukens Steel and South Brandywine Middle School. She was an active member of the Coatesville community, was a prolific knitter. Doris and Bob traveled the world together on their many honeymoons.

Doris is survived by her son, William A. Ritchings and his wife Paula of Wilmington, DE; and Carol R. Hayoshida and her husband Jerold of Wailuku, Hawaii; 6 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was the last of her immediate family.

Doris' memorial service will be held Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10am Olivet United Methodist Church, 310 East Chestnut Street, Coatesville.

Interment will be in Hephzibah Baptist Cemetery, East Fallowfield.

Memorials in Doris’ honor may be made to Olivet United Methodist Church 310 East Chestnut Street, Coatesville, PA 19320 or to Lancaster County Hospice & Community Care 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.

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Memorial Contribution

Olivet United Methodist Church

310 East Chestnut Street
Coatesville, Pennsylvania 19320

Lancaster County Hospice & Community Care

685 Good Drive
P.O. Box 4125
Lancaster, PA 17604

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