In Memory of




Obituary for John W. Ritchey

John W. Ritchey, 71, of Mifflin, passed away at 12:58 PM on Thursday, January 11, 2024 at Locust Grove Retirement Village.
Born on April 18, 1952 in Lewistown, Mifflin County, he is the son of the late William Cloyd Ritchey and Pearl Louise (Peterson) Ritchey.
He is survived by his daughter, Kelly Ritchey and companion, Philip Long, siblings Connie Souders, Bob Ritchey and wife, Deb. He is also survived by grandchildren Renee Hoffman and Dylan Hoffman, and three great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a grandson, Seth Hoffman and his ex-wife, Linda.
John worked at James Craft and Son doing duct work.
Mr. Ritchey loved hunting and dirt track racing. When he was able he enjoyed playing softball for the Jack’s Drive In team.
A viewing will be held on Saturday, January 20,2024 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 100 Bridge Street, Mifflintown. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mr. Ritchey’s memory may be made to Multiple Sclerosis, 2040 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown.
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