Obituary: Louise Ritter, 91, of Milford

Louise Ritter, age 91, longtime resident of Milford and beloved wife to the late Carl Ritter, passed away on Saturday December 28, 2013 at Milford Hospital.

Born in Ontario, Canada on June 30, 1922, she was the daughter to the late Charles and Mary Scott Mandell.

She received her Nursing degree from Victoria Hospital, London, Ontario in 1945. Prior to her retirement, Louise was a dedicated registered nurse at Milford Hospital for over thirty years.

A very active and dedicated member of the First United Church of Christ in Milford, she was very active in many community groups.

A lively and social personality, Louise will be remembered for her care, kindness and generosity and she will be deeply missed by family and friends.

She is survived by her children, James Ritter (Linda) of GA, Patricia Ritter of IL and Thomas Ritter (Debbie) of FL; her grandchildren, Bethany Waters (Ben), Stephen Ritter, Molly Ritter and Julia Ann Bruggemann; her cherished great grandchild, Tylia Bruggemann; three nieces, Jane, Mary and Kathleen and two nephews William and Ian.

A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, January 4th at 11:00 am at King’s Highway Cemetery, Milford. Friends and family may call on Friday, January 3rd from 3:00 to 7:00 pm at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad St., Milford, CT 06460.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brook St., Rocky Hill, CT 06067. To leave online condolences, please visit