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George M. Ritsick

September 18, 1924 - November 23, 2015

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: November 27, 2015

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc

Cemetery Holy Trinity Cemetery

Church St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish

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George M. Ritsick, 91 of West Wyoming, passed away Monday evening, November 23, 2015 at the inpatient unit of Celtic Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late George and Mary (Brinko) Ritsick.

George attended Plains Memorial High School, and was an Army Air Corps Veteran of World War II, serving aboard B-24’s as a gunner. Upon his discharge after World War II, George enlisted in the United States Air Force, serving for 20 years, retiring in 1967 with the rank of Staff Sergeant. He was then employed by Muskin Pools of Wilkes-Barre until his second retirement.

He was a member of the Plains American Legion, Joseph E. Conlon, Post 558, and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Swoyersville.

He was preceded in death by his wife the former Bernadine Chrzanowski on April 5, 2005, brothers John and Joseph Ritsick.

Surviving are his brothers Thomas Ritsick, Harvey’s Lake, and Gerald Ritsick and his wife Bernadine, Plains, sisters Leona Malloy, Hughestown, and Mary Matiko, Florida, step-son Eugene Cybulski and his wife Mary Ann, Hughestown, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be held Friday, November 27, 2014 at 9:30 am from the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street Plains, PA 18705, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, 116 Hughes Street Swoyersville, PA 18704, with Father Joseph J. Pisaneschi, pastor, officiating. Interment with Military Honors will be held in the Holy Trinity Cemetery, Swoyersville.

Friends and family may call Friday morning from 8:30 am till 9:30 am at the funeral home.

Contact

Phone 570-823-1358
Fax 570-829-6699

Address

20 South Main St.
Plains, PA 18705

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