Marietta Ann Ritz


Marietta A. Ritz passed away May 5, 2019 in Eastern Niagara Hospital. Born July 4, 1926 in Fort Loramie, OH. She was the daughter of Ferdinand and Frances (Echemann) Arkenberg.
Marietta was predeceased by her husband, Larry Ritz; a son, Douglas Ritz and a brother, Virgil (Norma) Arkenberg.
She is survived by her sons, Robert (Debra) Ritz, Gary (Margaret) Ritz, Thomas Ritz and Michael (Jacalyn) Ritz; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; siblings, Benjamin (Therasa) Arkenberg and Beatrice (Arkenberg) Seaman; several nieces and nephews.
Marietta was an active member of both All Saints and St. John's churches. She enjoyed spending time with her family, visiting the Fatima Shrine in Lewiston, NY, and traveling back to her hometown in Ohio.
Relatives and friends may call Monday, May 13th from 4-8 PM in Prudden & Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee St., Lockport. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, May 14th at 10AM in St. John the Baptist RC Church, 168 Chestnut St., Lockport. Interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery.
Published on May 10, 2019
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Larry and Rosemary Pignataro
May 13, 2019
So sorry to hear of your loss. We will keep Her in our thoughts and prayers. May She Rest In Peace
Tom cascia
May 12, 2019
My condolences to the Ritz family, many memories of your mom, she was a great lady and a good friend of my mother.
Mickey Scarcia
May 10, 2019
So sorry to hear of your loss. MAY SHE REST IN PEACE AMEN Mickey & Angelo Scarcia