Elmer R. Ritchey, 96, of Harrisburg, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019
In Osteopathic Hospital, Harrisburg, with his family by his side. Elmer was a
Retired Machinist for Conrail. He was an Army Veteran of WWII where he received
A Bronze Star. He was a life member of the Penbrook American Legion Post 730, Rutherford VFW
Post 1213. Elmer was a charter member of the National WWII Museum Honor Roll, Louisiana.
He was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church, Harrisburg. He was the widower of Goldie L.
(Wakefield) Ritchey. Surviving are his children; Rob R. Ritchey (Darlene) ,
Sandra K. Larsen of Bowie, Maryland, Grandson, Robb R. Ritchey (Danielle) of Mechanicsburg,
2-Great-Grandchildren; Grayson and Jocelyn Ritchey, 2-sisters; Arlene Hughes of Mount Union,
Phyllis Krouse, of Harrisburg, a sister-in-law, Shirley Byers of Huntingdon. Funeral Services
Will be held at 12 noon, July 6, 2019 in the Richardson Funeral Home, Enola. A viewing will be
Held from 11:00 AM until time of services Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in
Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Harrisburg.
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