Lottie M. Ward (Ritchea)

Burial Date:

March 1, 2018

Birth & Death Date:

May 25, 1923 - February 26, 2018

Funeral Home:

Busch Funeral Home (Elyria) (Directions)


Elyria Baptist Church (Directions)

Lottie M. Ward (nee Ritchea), 94, of Elyria, joined her husband in eternal rest Monday, February 26, 2018 at Keystone Pointe, LaGrange, following a short illness. She was born May 25, 1923 in West Liberty, West Virginia and had lived in Ohio since 1966.

Lottie was a homemaker. She was a member of the Elyria Baptist Church, serving in the church nursery for over 30 years, volunteered for the Red Cross and Center for the Sightless. She loved crafts and enjoyed attending the Jolly 60's.

Mrs. Ward is survived by her daughter, Patty Goodrich of Greenwich, Ohio; son, Dennis (Judy) Ward of Wales, Massachusetts; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren and three great-granddogs.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles "Russ" Ward (2011); son-in-law, Roger Goodrich (1988); sisters, Gladys Shaffer, Iva DeGarmo, Ada Daugherty and two infant brothers.

Family and friends may call 5 to 8 P.M., Wednesday, February 28, 2018 and 10 to 11 A.M., Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Elyria Baptist Church, 276 Washington Avenue, Elyria. Funeral service will begin at 11 A.M., Thursday. The Reverend Andrew Goins, Pastor of Church, will officiate. Interment will follow at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Lorain.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Friendship APL, 8303 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria, OH 44035.


Burial Location

Section: - F - Lot Number: 91 Space: 6


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