James D. Ritter, 88, of Penn Yan, died September 7, 2020, in Penn Yan Manor Nursing Home.
There are no funeral arrangements.
James retired from NYSEG after working as a mechanic. He is survived by a daughter, Barbara Jo Bennett; five sons, Jim (Marie) Ritter, Lyle (Jeanne, Deb) Ritter, Bill (Donna) Ritter, Steve (Carol) Ritter, and Claude (Dallas) Ritter; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and sister, Bonnie Murphy. He was predeceased recently by his wife of 68 years, Joan; also his parents, Chester and Ivy Ritter; sister, Ann Deuchar; and brothers, Richard and Lyle Ritter.
Memorial donations may be sent to the Dundee Volunteer Ambulance Co. and the Penn Yan Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
Posted online on September 15, 2020