Obituary of Margaret C. Ritchie
Clarkson - Margaret Coulter Calloway Melvin Ritchie passed away peacefully on December 29, at the age of 93. She went home to be with the Lord on the 55th anniversary of arriving in America from Scotland, to settle with her husband and seven sons. She spent her time raising her family and worked as a bookkeeper for her husband’s machine shop. She was predeceased by her husband, John in 2003; and her grandson, Robert "Bobby" Ritchie in 2011. She is survived by her children, Ian (Karen) Ritchie, David (Brenda) Ritchie, Alan (Debra) Ritchie, Fraser (Tammy) Ritchie, Bill (Tammy) Ritchie, Alistair (Colleen) Ritchie and Michael Ritchie; her grandchildren, Scot Ritchie, Heather (Dylan) Scorsone, Aaron (Courtney) Ritchie, Michael (Liza) Ritchie, Graeme (Johna) Ritchie, Lindsay (Timothy) Wegman , Courtney (Kyle) Pszyk, Eric (Tesia) Ritchie, Danielle Ritchie, Nicole Ritchie, Coulter Ritchie, Timothy Ritchie, and Sara Ritchie; her great-grandchildren, Kaila, Kevin, Aislyn, Sophie, Cameron, Jackson, Ava, Nora, Vera, Noel, Fiona, Rory, Philip, Hannah, Katie, Josie, Madison, Brently and Julianna; her nieces, nephews and friends.
Margaret "Pearl" was a woman of faith and loved the Lord, her family and her church. Her strength, giving heart and integrity, were her hallmark. There will be a Celebration of Life service at Greece Assembly of God Church, 750 Long Pond Road, on Saturday, January 7, 2023 at 11:00 am. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Parma Union Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory can be made to Mission Share through Greece Assembly of God Church, 750 Long Pond Road, Rochester, NY 14612.
Margaret was an incredible mother and grandmother, greatly loved and will be sadly missed.