Samuel A. Teolis, Supervisor | Carmella M. Teolis, Funeral Director

Patricia L. Ritter, 76

Patricia L. Ritter, 76, of Ellwood City passed away on Saturday, July 23rd, 2022 at the Butler Memorial Hospital.

Patricia was born in Guthrie, OK on March 6th, 1946 to the late Fred J. and Ruby E. (Yohe) Couts. She had worked as a waitress at the former Demas Restaurant in Ellwood City and at Christy’s Restaurant in Franklin Twp. for over 30 years. Patty was a passionate Elvis Presley fan.

She is survived by her daughter, Gina Lordi of Ellwood City, son, Fred (Tammy) Vincik of Ellwood City, grandchildren, Tara (Don) Lutz, Frederic Vincik, Mystique Vincik, Breah Anne Robison, and Anthony Lordi, nine great-grandchildren, brother, Thomas (Wendy) Couts of Montana, sister-in-law, Kathy Couts, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, granddaughter, Joie Lyn Lordi, sister, Winnie G. Catron, and brothers, Fred “Butch” Couts and George Couts. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2-6 pm at the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory Inc..

Memorial contributions in Patty’s name may be made to the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence: PCADV.


  • Lou King Posted July 25, 2022 7:18 am

    Such a good kind women and friend. I will always remember the advice u have given me. You will b truely missed. fly hight my friend..i love u.?❤

  • Lou King Posted July 25, 2022 7:22 am

    Such a good women and friend. I will always rember the advice u have given me. You will be truly missed. Fly hig my friend…i love u..?

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