Mary Jane Ritchie, 76, of Warren, PA., died Thursday morning, August 1, 2019 at Warren General Hospital. Mary Jane was born July 16, 1943 in Marble, Clarion County, PA. She was the daughter of Albert and Mary Dodson Eisenman. Mary Jane was a Warren area resident since 1961. She graduated in 1961 from North Clarion High School and the AVTS Nursing School. She earned her Registered Nursing Degree in Chicago, IL. Mary Jane was employed as a nurse with Dr. Robert Gabreski office for 21 years and retired from Betts Industries as their industrial nurse. Mary Jane was a member of the Warren Lioness Club, American Legion Post 135 Ladies Auxiliary and Fryburg Sportsman’s Club.
She was a communicant of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church. Mary Jane enjoyed bowling and going polka dancing.
She is survived by her son – Darrin Danielson and fiance, Rita of Sugar Grove, PA., stepson – Rob Ritchie and wife, Monica of Warren, PA., 2 Brothers – James Eisenman and wife, Juanita of Fryburg, PA., Richard Eisenman and wife, Linda of Knox, PA., 5 Grandchildren – Briana Danielson, Lauren Elmquist, Domenic, Drake and Dawson Benson 1 Great Granddaughter – Maya Elmquist, several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William “Bill” Ritchie whom she married August 30, 2003 in Warren, PA., who died February 10, 2017, 1 Sister – Shirley Lauffenberger and her husband, Hugh, 1 Brother – Paul Eisenman.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA., on Sunday, August 4, 2019 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted at 7:30 PM. Sunday evening.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, 11 Russell Street, Warren, PA., on Monday, August 5, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. with Fr. Steven Schreiber, Pastor, officiating.
Entombment will be in the Mausoleum of the Ascension in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Holy Redeemer R.C. Church Building Center Fund or Paws Along the River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA. 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com