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David M. Ritter

David M. Ritter, a Bristol resident since 1973 passed away at his home on November 23, 2017.  He was 81.  Dave was born in Trooper, Pa, son of the late Ambrose and Elizabeth Ritter.  Dave was a proud U.S. Air Force Veteran serving in the Strategic Air Command.   He worked as an auto mechanic and at US Steel prior to his retirement in 1998.  Dave was an avid fan of the Flyers, Phillies, Eagles and NASCAR  He enjoyed a good game of Pinochle with his family and also enjoyed his many trips on Amtrak.  

Dave is survived by his wife of 54 years, Joan,  his 3 children; Eric, Karen and Patty, his 8 grandchildren; Matthew, Laura, Evan, Thomas, Jacob, Zachary, Monica and James and his 2 great-grandsons; Bryce and Noah.   He was also predeceased by his siblings; Amy Ruth Strohm, Eleanor Brown and John Ritter. 

Funeral Services will be held privately under the direction of Wade Funeral Home, Bristol Borough.