Monica L. Ritchie, 56, of Warren, PA., died Sunday evening, November 3, 2019 after a brief illness. She was born March 11, 1963 in Warren, PA. Monica was the daughter of the late Santo S. “Sam” and Nancy Lee Sirianni Pascuzzi. She was a lifelong Warren area resident. Monica was a 1981 graduate of Warren Area High School. She was employed for 31 years with Drs. Spangler and Moore Optometry, as their office manager. She also was a waitress at Jackson Valley Golf Course and was formerly with the Warren Moose Lodge 109. She was a member of Ladies of the Moose Lodge 109. She enjoyed golfing at Jackson Valley Golf Course. She also enjoyed numerous vacations with her husband, brother and his fiancé to Jamaica and the Outer Banks. Monica was always the natural caregiver. Her greatest joy in life was spending time and raising her granddaughter, Maya.
She is survived by her husband, Rob Ritchie whom she married June 21, 2002 in Warren, Pa., a daughter, Lauren Elmquist of Wisconsin and granddaughter, Maya Leigh Elmquist at home, 2 Brothers – Santo J. “Sam” Pascuzzi and wife, Linda, John S. Pascuzzi and his fiancé, Angela F. Howard, a Sister – Kimberly C. Hoffman and husband, Steven all of Warren, PA., several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. on Thursday, November 7, 2019 from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted at 5:45 P.M.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Friday, November 8, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, 11 Russell Street, Warren, PA. with Fr. Stephen Schreiber, Pastor, officiating.
Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1501 Reedsdale Street, Suite 105, Pittsburgh, PA. 15233 or Erie Unit of the American Cancer Society, 2115 W. 38th Street, Erie, PA., 16508. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com.