Penny Ritchie

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Penny Ritchie, 68, of Willard, Ohio passed away on Monday, October 11, 2021 at Cleveland Metro Health Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. She was born on August 5, 1953 in Norwalk, Ohio to the late Gilbert Leroy and Patricia Ann (Baker) Thompson.

Penny loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading and doing puzzle books.

She is survived by her four children, Dawn (Jess) Tackett, Penny Ritchie (David Fidler), Scott Ritchie and Cleet Ritchie; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; brother, Larry Thompson; and several nieces, nephews and other family members.

In addition to her parents, Penny was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Ritchie; and two sisters, Roseanne Wetzel and Kathy Green.

At this time, there will be no services held for Penny. Online condolences can be left for Penny's family by visiting