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James R. Ritenour

October 24, 1971 ~ June 8, 2019 (age 47)

James R. Ritenour, 47 of Irwin died Saturday, June 8, 2019 in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg.  He was born October 24, 1971 in Jeannette, a son of the late Joseph and Marion Ritenour Maline.  He was an avid pool player and belonged to the American Pool Association, Grapeville Fire Dept. Social Club and Young Voters Club of Greensburg.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by siblings; Charles, Philip "Spanky", Terry "Rutt" and Tommy Malilne and two nephews, Terry and Jeremy Maline.  He is survived by his wife, Michele Berardinelli Ritenour of Irwin, two step-sons, Michael Fry and John Proud,both of Irwin, a grandson, Clayton, siblings; Robin "Dee" Houser and her husband Bob of Jeannette, Tammie Habin and her husband Mike of Hecla, Anita Neal of Jeannette and Tina Loughner of West Newton, numerous nieces and nephews and his dogs. Sampson, Max, and Hiccup.  Friends will be received Wednesday from 2:00 - 4:00 pm and 6:00 until time of service at 8:00 pm in the MASON-GELDER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 201 N. First St.,. Jeannette.  Interment will be private.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family.  To send on-line condolences, visit 

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