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Jean M. Ritter

Jean M. Ritter, 97, of Allentown passed away March 18th at Abode Care of Allentown. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Tilghman and Lucy M. (Snyder) Stoudt. She was a former employee of The Morning Call and later worked as a teller at First National Bank of Allentown and the Odd Fellows Bingo hall in Allentown. Jean loved playing bingo, going to the casino, cooking, sewing, knitting, painting and spending time with her grandchildren and other family.

She is survived by her three daughters, Susan Bogert of Whitehall, Marcie Miller of Kempton and Shari Donchez of Allentown; ten grandchildren, six great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren and extended family. She was predeceased by her husband Jack and her son Terry Ritter.

Services: viewing on Wednesday, March 22nd starting at 11:30 a.m. at Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, 1227 W. Hamilton Street, Allentown. Funeral service starts at 12:30 p.m. with Rev. Michael Iski officiating. Interment following at Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Allentown.  www.AllentownFunerals.com

Contributions can be made to Angelic Paths Hospice in Emmaus, www.angelicpaths.com.