Theresa E. Ritzman

October 21, 1929 ‒ October 28, 2019

Delaware, Ohio

Theresa E. Ritzman, age 90, of Delaware, OH, passed away Monday afternoon, October 28, 2019 at the Cherith Care Center at Willow Brook Christian Village, Delaware. She was born October 21, 1929 in San Toy, OH to the late Morris and Elizabeth (Dobynes) Weiner.

Left to cherish Theresa’s memory are her children: Louis (Brenda) Ritzman, Steven (Sharan) Ritzman, and Linda (Jesse) Oliver; grandchildren: Brian (Cassie) Ritzman, Justin (Michelle) Ritzman, and Beth (Michael) Rickabaugh, and Melanie (Oliver) (Robert) Gilbert; great-grandchildren: Kyleigh, Nora, Gia, Maxx, Jaxx, Blake, and Gwynnever, and several other relatives and friends.

Theresa had been a resident of Willowbrook Christian Village for several years. During her time there, she made many good friends, and participated in many activities, including decorating during the holidays, sewing items for babies, and playing euchre, pinochle, and dominos. She was an avid gardener. Her residence windows were always filled with plants, especially Christmas cactuses.

In addition to her parents, Theresa was preceded in death by her loving husband, James, of 63 years; son, Donald Ritzman: grandson Sean Ritzman; and siblings: Ralph Weiner, William Weiner, Myron (Jake) Weiner, and Juanita (Weiner) Cutshall.

The family will receive friends on Monday, November 4, 2019 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William Street), Delaware. A service celebrating Theresa’s life will follow at 11:00 am. The family invites friends to join them for a reception in the community room at the funeral home following the service. Burial to follow in Blendon Central Cemetery, Westerville.

The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve the Ritzman family.

  • Theresa you will forever reside in our hearts. You will be truly missed but you will live on and on as you have touched all that have had the pleasure of knowing you.
    Much love and peace. Shatan

  • Theresa, I’m sure going to miss you girl!!! Especially when you smack my hand for picking up your cards while playing pinochle. All in fun, of course. You are at peace now and God will take care of you. Judy

  • My condolences to the family of Theresa. Theresa was a wonderful, talented, and very productive volunteer of the Delaware Touching Little Lives work group. Many Ohio babies benefitted from her helpful hands. She will be missed.

    Delaware Work Group Coordinator
    Board Member-Trustee