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Florence I. (Ritchey) Mock

November 16, 1925 ~ November 21, 2021 (age 96) 96 Years Old
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 Florence I. (Ritchey) Mock

November 16, 1925     November 21, 2021

     Florence I. (Ritchey) Mock, 96, of Martinsburg, passed away Sunday afternoon, November 21, 2021, at the Colonial Courtyard at Bedford.

     She was born in Everett, daughter of the late Lorenzo M. “Cap” and Nellie M. (Stayer) Ritchey.  On March 1, 1947 she married Byron E. “Barney” Mock in Cumberland, MD and he preceded her in death on November 10, 2000.

     Surviving are two daughters: Penny A. Burger (Brice) of Martinsburg and Petina J. Albright of Altoona; a son, Barry Duane “Pick” Mock of Jeffersonton, VA; a son-in-law, Raymond E. Bollman of Martinsburg; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a sister, Alene Prye of Greencastle.

     She was preceded in death by two daughters: Patricia L. Bollman and Pamela S. Blackburn; a grandson, Michael Joseph Albright; three brothers: infant William D., Lorenzo N. “Junior”, Marshal K. “Bud” Ritchey; and six sisters: infant Ruth E., Clemma M. Redinger, Edith M. Clark, Mona Louise Clark, Doris Foor and S. JoAnn King.

     Florence was a 1943 graduate of Everett Southern Joint High School, where she was a proud member of the girls’ basketball team.  She retired as a machine operator from Cove Shoe Company, Martinsburg with close to 30 years of service.

     She was a loving homemaker, who always kept her home neat and tidy. Florence also enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren.

     At the request of the deceased there will be no public services.   Inurnment will be held at Fairview Cemetery, Martinsburg.  Arrangements are by John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Martinsburg.

     In lieu of flowers, contributions in Florence’s memory may be given to the American Cancer Society, 1375 Martin St., Ste 206, State College, PA 16803.


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