Mark W. Ritchie, 57, of 172 Madison Street, St. Marys, died on Sunday, March 6, 2022, surrounded by his loved ones, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.
He was born on July 7, 1964, in Ellwood City, Pa, a son of the late Franklin and Doris Kennedy Ritchie.
Mark was a graduate of Shenango High School and worked for many years at Quality Metal Coatings. Mark greatly enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, who were the light and love of his life. He will be fondly remembered for his willingness to help others.
In addition to his longtime fiance, Kim Brouse, he is survived by
three children; Shannon (Justin Stover) Ritchie of St. Marys,
Deanna Ritchie of Donora, PA and Autum Brouse of St. Marys, and by his two beloved grandchildren; Braeden and Kyra. He is also survived by four siblings; Frank (Carol) Ritchie, Lawrence "Doug" Ritchie, his twin brother; Paul (Kim) Ritchie, and Brian Ritchie, all of New Castle, as well as by numerous nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his lifelong best friend; Douglas "Dougie" Kienast.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters; Joetta Keller and Dolores Jo Ritchie.
A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, March 14, 2022 at 11:00 AM at the Lynch-Green Funeral Home with Rev. Brad Brunner officiating.
Family and friends will be received on Monday, March 14, 2022 from 10:00 AM until the time of the service.
Lynch-Green Funeral Home, 151 N. Michael St., St. Marys, is handling the arrangements and online condolences may be made to the family at www.lynchgreenfuneralhome.com