Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Christine H. "Chris" Murray[1]

Female 1924 - 2005  (80 years)


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  • Name Christine H. "Chris" Murray 
    Born 13 Jun 1924  [2
    Gender Female 
    Name Christine H. "Chris" Ritz 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-157043 
    Died 29 May 2005  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I157043  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father William E. G. Murray,   b. 1896,   d. 1969  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Dora A. M. Quehl,   b. 1899,   d. 1992  (Age 93 years) 
    Family ID F44989  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Richard Carleton "Dick" Ritz,   b. 31 Aug 1922, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 2007, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1946  [2
    Children 
     1. Pam Ritz
     2. Judy Ritz
     3. Bonnie Ritz
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F36855  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ritz, Christine H. (Chris) - Passed away, peacefully, surrounded by family and friends on Friday, May 20, 2005 at The Westmount Nursing Home, Kitchener. She resided in New Hamburg and was born 80 years ago, a daughter of the late William E.G. and Dora (Quehl) Murray. Chris was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, New Hamburg where she had served as financial secretary until recently. She had retired from the CIBC in New Hamburg after 45 years of service. Chris was a member of The 39 Plus Club and a charter member of the Restless Seniors, both of New Hamburg, and served on many charitable and volunteer organizations. Chris enjoyed being with her family, reading, card games and gardening as her hobbies. She also enjoyed the annual family migration to Algonquin Park. Beloved wife of Richard C. (Dick) Ritz whom she married July 30, 1946. Loving mother of Pam Ritz and Joey O'Born of Kitchener, Judy and Ted Seyler, Bonnie May all of New Hamburg, Richard (Rick) and Janice Ritz of Kitchener. Special grandmother of Jessica and Michael Schiedel, Meaghan (Maggie) Seyler and Sean Middleton, Nathan Seyler, Dan, Emily Ritz, and Matthew, Stephanie May. Adoring great-grandmother of Mike and James Schiedel . Dear sister of Betty and Ernst Ritz, Jim and Gywin Murray all of New Hamburg. Also missed by her sister-in-law, Betty Murray of New Hamburg, Steve May, Dana and her brother Reyn O'Born and Shirley Unrau. Predeceased by her sister, Jean and her husband Eugene Hofstetter; her brother, Robert (Bob) Murray, numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends and relatives may call at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron St., New Hamburg on Monday, May 23, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. and today (Tuesday) 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Transfer will be made to Trinity Lutheran Church at noon on Wednesday, May 25, 2005 for the service at 2 p.m. with Pastors Andre Lavergne and Nadine Nicholds officiating. Cremation to follow with burial in Riverside Cemetery at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or The London Health Science Centre.

      The Record May 24 2005

  • Sources 
    1. [S602] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Waterloo Region Record (March 2008- ), Obituary of Betty Ritz - 2 Jun 2012.

    2. [S153] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Riverside New Hamburg CC#4564 Internet Link.
      Mansz/ William Mansz/ 1855-1928/ Elizabeth Linden Schmidt/ His Beloved Wife/ 1861-1944/ Their Dau. Selma/ 1895-1953

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 May 2005 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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