Orrin J. Ritenour

  • Born: January 21, 1946
  • Died: July 17, 2020
  • Location: Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania

Saloom-Rega Funeral Service

730 W Main St
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666

Tel. (724) 547-2122

Tribute & Message From The Family

Orrin J. Ritenour, 74 of Mt. Pleasant (Bullskin Twp.) passed away Friday, July 17, 2020 at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital Greensburg. Orrin was born January 21, 1946 in Mt. Pleasant, the son of the late James L. and Sarah Whigam Ritenour. Orrin was a 1964 graduate of Connellsvile Area High School and a retired machine operator for Robertshaw Controls Co. He loved his wife and family, a good husband and father who loved flowers and his blackberry and blueberry bushes. He was a good christen man who loved gospel music and was a jokester to all he knew him, having a great sense of humor. Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Carol May Ritenour, daughters, Vivian Keslar (Gerald) and their children, Laura Smith (Lee) and son John and Dr. Melissa Keslar Spencer (Isaiah), Barbara Gaebel (Dan) and their children, Haley Thomas (Christopher) and children, Jace, Graysen, Mila Thomas and Kara Herbert and Victoria Peters (Tanner) and children, Daisy, Madelyn and Abigail Peters, Ashley Gaebel (Tyler Hammick) and son, Jaxson; Rachel Stoner and her children, Martha and Roberta Stoner and Heather Walters; sisters, Charlotte Bryner and Virginia Grimm. In addition to his parents, Orrin was preceded in death by a brother David Ritenour and his wife Wanda, sisters, Martha Vincent and her husband, Andy and Emily Butler and her husband, Jim and brothers-in law, Ron Bryner and Dave Grimm. Visitation for friends will be held form 6 to 8pm Tuesday at SALOOM-REGA FUNERAL SERVICE 730 W. Main Street Mt. Pleasant where services will be held at 10:30 am Wednesday with Pastor Lee Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Joy Cemetery. Please visit Orrin's online memorial at www.saloom-rega.com to sign the condolence guestbook. Richard Rega, funeral director. The family requests no flowers be sent due to floral allergies, donations may be made to Carol Ritenour. (As directed by the CDC Covid guidelines, only 25 people will be permitted in the funeral home at one time for visitation and the service. Social distancing and Face Masks are required.)


Condolence & Memory Journal

We were so sad to hear of Uncle Orrin's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Carol and the rest of his family.

-Sean, Adrienne and Madeline Vincent

Posted by Sean Vincent Vincent - Kensingon, MD - Family   July 24, 2020

My condolence to the family of Orrin and Carol wonderful kind people. Love

Posted by Carol Trout - Springfield, TN   July 21, 2020

My deepest sympathy to Orrins family for there loss. May God bless you in this sad time!

Posted by Thomas & Victoria Wian - Acquaintance   July 21, 2020

I am very sorry for your loss. May God bless your family in this time of grief

Posted by Tim Grimm - APOLLO, PA   July 20, 2020

My deepest condolences to Aunt Carol and my cousins. Regretfully, I will not be able to attend. I will be in touch. Love you all.

Posted by Pamela Bryner - Clairton, PA - Family   July 20, 2020

I am so sorry. I loved Orrin from the first time he visited you Carol at the apartment. If I could be there I would. Know I'm there in spirit with all of you. My heart is breaking. Love you Carol.

Posted by Bonnie Tucker - Orlando, FL - Family   July 19, 2020