Frances A. Ritter

BERNE — Frances A. Ritter, a loving mother and grandmother, of Pine Park in Berne died on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. She was 71.

Her granddaughter was “the love of her life,” her family wrote in a tribute, and her son was “beloved.”

She is survived by her son, Artie Ritter, and his wife, Monica, and her granddaughter, Lilly; her husband, Arthur Ritter; her sisters, Jane, Diane, Linda, Debby, and Barbara; her brother, James; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Allison, Sally, and Carol.

Arrangements were made by New Comer-Cannon Funeral Home of Colonie. Interment was private.

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