Ronald E. Richter, 67, of Connellsville, passed away Tuesday, December 17, 2019 in South Fayette Nursing Center, Markleysburg, PA. He was born May 12, 1951 in Connellsville, PA, son of Homer Richter and wife Norma of Connellsville and the late, Betty Jean Shoenberger Ritcher. In addition to his parents, Ron was preceded in death by his wife, Dinah Showman Ritcher and a son, William Richter.
Ron was a 1969 graduate of Connellsville High School then enlisted in the U.S. Army National Guard during the Vietnam War. He worked as an artisan blacksmith most of his life. Ron was a member the Rod and Gun Club of South Connellsville and the American Legion Post# 301 of Connellsville.
Left to cherish Ron’s memory are his two sons, Jason Richter of Lemont Furnace and Ronald Richter, Jr. of Fairmont. WV; two daughter, Gina Richter and husband, Charles Walskey of Mount Pleasant, PA and Michelle Richter of Dunbar; nine grandchildren and a step-brother, William C. Clark, Jr. of Dunbar.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the ANDREW D. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIES, INC., 80 Morgantown St., Uniontown, PA. Services will be private at his request.
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