Vivian Ritz

March 27, 1941 - October 28, 2015

03/27/1941 - 10/28/2015

Past Services

Friday November 06, 2015
2:30 pm
Mt. Calvary Cemetery Chapel Bishops Chapel
1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

Vivian Louise Ritz, 74 of Shadyside, Ohio died Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at the Ohio Valley Medical Center in Wheeling, West Virginia.


She was born March 27, 1941 in Wheeling, West Virginia a daughter of the late Wack H. and Victoria Karwoski Brumback.


She was a retired employee of the Ohio Valley Medical Center and Wheeling Hospital and attended the Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Wheeling, West Virginia.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Joseph A. Ritz on March 16, 2011, three sisters, Irene Brumback, Phyllis Jones and Eleanor Burns and one brother, Bernard Brumback.


Surviving are her sons, Theodore Ritz of St. Clairsville, Ohio, Christopher Ritz and Michael T. (Melanie) Ritz both of Shadyside, Ohio, two sisters, Patricia Girts of Shadyside, Ohio and Virginia (Russell) Layne of Fairlawn, Ohio. Also seven grandchildren, Lucas, Adam, Nathan, Douglas, Joseph, Anthony and Chantel and four great grandchildren, Chase, Christopher, Gage and Landon.


There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be held at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery’s Bishops Chapel, Friday at 2:30 pm with the Rev. Msgr. Kevin M. Quirk officiating.


Arrangements by the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, Ohio.


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Virginia Layne
7 years ago

Our deepest sympathy to the Children and Grandchildren. She will be missed so very much.

Matt Bell
7 years ago

Chris, Ted and Michael, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. She was such a wonderful lady whom I have very fond memories of.