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Thursday, June 21, 2018
Bernice A. (Deveraux) Ritter Bernice A. (Deveraux) Ritter

Bernice A. (Deveraux) Ritter

Thursday, June 7, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Bernice A. Ritter, 82, formerly of Emmaus, died May 30, 2018, in Caroline Hospice, Denton, Md. She was the wife of the late Richard L. Ritter Sr. Born in Shamokin, she was the daughter of the late Charles W. and Anna B. (Urdzik) Deveraux.

She was a graduate of Moravian College.

She worked as a social worker for Head Start and at the Music Box Shop, Emmaus.

She was a very dedicated wife and mother and had a deep faith.

She is survived by children, Pamela and her husband Wendell Bila, Richard L. Jr. and his wife Karen and Denise Heinbuch; grandchildren, Christine, Christopher, Jennifer, Ashley, Tiffany, Nicole, Melissa, Jessica, Emily and William; 10 great-grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to the Schantz Funeral Home, P.C., 250 Main St., Emmaus, 18049 to defray expenses.