John Paul Ritter Jr.

Published 3:47 am Thursday, April 4, 2019

John P. Ritter Jr., 75, of Frisco, died March 29, 2019 after a battle with cancer. John was born September 17, 1943 in South Williamsport, Pa. He was the son of the late John P. Ritter Sr. and Helen Louise Jacobs Ritter and was predeceased by two sisters as well.

John was happily married for over 50 years to wife Marilyn J. Phleger Ritter. After graduation from high school in 1962, he worked in construction, which he did for most of his life. He built from small things to large furniture pieces. He retired from the Woodmode Company in Kreamer, Pa.

John is survived by wife Marilyn; daughter and son-in-law Joan M. and Roland H. Whipp Jr.; and grandchildren Kaitlyn and Dalton, all of Frisco.

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Funeral services will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are welcome at the Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation.

Condolences to the family may be expressed via the online register at Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.