Thomas E. Ritchey

Died: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017


Visitation

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Sat., Sep. 02, 2017
Location: Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc.


Funeral Service

1:00 PM Sat., Sep. 02, 2017
Location: Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc.


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Thomas E. Ritchey, 62, of Hustontown, PA passed away Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 at UPMC Altoona, Altoona, PA.

     Tom was born in McConnellsburg, PA on July 13, 1955, the son of the late Lula (Starr) and Alton  Ritchey.  He was the husband of Doris  (Shotts) Ritchey whom he married on April 26, 1975.

     He was a member of the Fairview United Methodist Church in Harrisonville, PA and was a truck driver for ABBA Transport in Chambersburg, PA.  Tom also was a mechanic and a lifelong farmer.  He was a jack of all trades who enjoyed hunting and spending time with his family.

     In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons Joe  Ritchey of Hustontown, PA, Michael (husband of Misty) Ritchey of McConnellsburg, PA, Jeffrey (husband of Joy) Ritchey of McConnellsburg, PA, Timothy (husband of Laura) Ritchey of Shippensburg, PA, sisters Carol Mellott of McConnellsburg, PA, Melinda Hege of Mercersburg, PA, brother Andy Ritchey of McConnellsburg, PA, and thirteen grandchildren.

     Visitation will be Saturday, September 2nd, 2017 from 10 AM to 1 PM   at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home, Inc., McConnellsburg, PA.

     Religious Service at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home, Inc., McConnellsburg, PA at 1:00 PM on Saturday, September 2nd, 2017  with Pastor Donald Bard officiating.

     Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family to help defray funeral costs.

     Online condolences may be expressed at www.howardlsipes.com.

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Lona Sipes Hollenshead
   Posted Thu August 31, 2017
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.

Ed and Staci Whitfield
   Posted Thu August 31, 2017
Thoughts and prayers to you and the family! Been too many years since I've seen or talked to you--thought of you often. Take care my Family House sidekick--(breakfast bar/salad bar)

max mcquait
   Posted Thu August 31, 2017
very sorry to hear i knowed Tom along time worked with him at HB MELLOTT my regards to the family so sorry never be forgotten

Gena Miller
   Posted Thu August 31, 2017
Doris, Joe, Mike, Jeff and Tim,
You have my deepest sympathy. Your dad was a hard working man who loved all of you unconditionally. May he RIP .
Love and prayers,
Gena

Rebecca Reyan
   Posted Thu August 31, 2017
Doris and family, I am so sorry to hear about Tom. May you and the boys know that I will be praying for you. Love Becky Reyan

gregory lee souders
   Posted Thu August 31, 2017
So sorry for your loss. Prayers

Naomi Roberts
   Posted Thu August 31, 2017
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort and peace. God bless y'all.

ROSS WALTERS
   Posted Thu August 31, 2017
SO SORRY FOR YOU R LOSS MAY GOD SURROUND YOU ALL WITH HIS GREAT ARMS OF LOVE COMFORT AND STRENGTH FOR EACH NEW DAY GOD BLESS

barb smith
   Posted Fri September 01, 2017
I grew up beside Tom my whole life. sending prayers.

Denny and Patti Hess
   Posted Sat September 02, 2017
Doris, Joe, Mike, Jeff, and Tim,
We are so sorry for your loss. Tom was a good man, hard worker, and giving person.
You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Edison & Susan Mumma
   Posted Sun September 03, 2017
Doris,
So sorry we could not make it to the viewing, but we wanted to express our sincere sympathy. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Love, Edison & Susan

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