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Mason Dixon VFW Post 7234
29265 Marshy Hope Way
Ocean View, Delaware 19970

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George M. Ritchie (1924 - 2015)



February 25 Wednesday

Viewing 2 – 4 pm Melson Funeral Home
Past State Commander Memorial Service 4 pm Melson Funeral Home

February 26 Thursday

Burial Service with Full Military Honors 10 am - Veterans Cemetery, Millsboro
Reception at VFW 7234 following Service

Please attend all these functions to honor George.

George M. Ritchie, age 90, of Millville, DE formerly of the Washington, DC area, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, February 19, 2015.He was a retired grocery store and restaurant owner in the Washington, D.C. area. George served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He served on the USS Barton DD722 that took the 1st wave into Normandy, France. George was a lifetime member of VFW Mason-Dixon Post #7234 in Ocean View, DE, holding positions such as; All American Post Commander from 1994 to 1994, All American Department Commander from 2002-2003. He was also a member of the Ocean City, MD American Legion Post.George was preceded in death by his loving wife of 56 years, Juanita. He is survived by his daughter, Melva Grabowski; two granddaughters, Jeanine Kinsler and her husband Michael, Angie Templeton and her husband Mike ; five great grandchildren, Ashley, Jenna, and Caden Kinsler, Amaya and Jackson Templeton; a brother, Jim Ritchie and his wife Patricia; two sisters, Patricia Thompson and her husband Bob and Marceline Anderson and husband Andy ; and his companion of 12 years, Jackie Umstetter. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 4:00 pm at the chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 38040 Muddy Neck Road, Ocean View, DE 19970, where friends and family may call from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Interment will be Thursday, February 26th at 10:00 a.m. at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 26669 Patriots Way, Millsboro, DE 19966.