MOUNT VERNON — Gregory Dean Ritter, 61, of Mount Vernon, passed away Aug. 29, 2012, in Bradenton, Fla.
He was born April 25, 1951, in Sandusky to Frank C. and Jean (Bailey) Ritter. He spent his first 13 years in Huron, then moved to Newark, where he graduated from Newark High School. He lived in Mount Vernon for 34 years. He was employed by Kroger Co., Cooper Industries, and operated a property management business.
Dean was preceded in death by his father, Frank C. Ritter.
He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Carol (West) Ritter of Mount Vernon; mother, Jean Smith, and sister, Peggy Klahn, both of Norwalk; sister, Laura Cooperider of Newark; brothers, David Ritter of Huron and Richard Ritter of Mount Vernon; sister-in-law, Betsy (Bill) Taylor; and several nieces and nephews.
He will be sadly missed by his family and his many friends.
There will be no calling hours. The family will have a celebration of life at a later time.
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