George “Joe” H. Ritter, Jr., 79, of New Milford, PA passed away, Sunday, July 25, 2021. George was born June 18, 1942 in Upper Darby, PA the son of the late Elizabeth Wertz and George H. Ritter, Sr.
George graduated high school in Matawan, New Jersey and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State. He served in the United States Navy and earned the National Defense Service and Good Conduct Medals. George worked as a mechanical engineer for nuclear power plants and waste treatment facilities in Antarctica and Seoul, Korea. In his free time George enjoyed H.A.M. Radio and motorcycle riding and was a member of the Gun Club of Hallstead, PA.
Survivors include his sister Lynda Karl, sons Derek Lee Ritter of Southwick, MA and Kevin Ritter of Feeding Hills, MA and his two granddaughters Breann and Elaina.
George is also father of the late Gregory Howard Ritter.