December 15, 1927 – March 3, 2018
On March 3, 2018, John Ritter passed away peacefully in his home at the age of 90 with his daughter and granddaughter by his side. John was born on December 15, 1927, in Oroszv r, Hungary. He married the love of his life, Ilonka (Helen), on April 18, 1949. Together they emigrated to Australia, then settled in Sacramento, CA, where John worked as a painter for Sutter Hospital for 32 years. John will be remembered by all as a kind and hard-working family man. He was a talented artist, a gifted gardener, and enjoyed camping and fishing. John is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Helen; four brothers; and four sisters. John is survived by his brother, Stefan; daughter, Helen Ann Ritter (Don Lewis); grand-daughter, Erika Ann Lewis (Juan Ortega-Y ¤ez); and many nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held at East Lawn Memorial Park, 4300 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento, CA at 11 a.m. on March 12, 2018, followed by a gathering at his home.
- Graveside Service Monday, March 12, 2018