Antoinette "Toni" Ritko, 85, of Archbald, PA, died Friday, September 10, 2021 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton, PA, after an illness.
Born January 24, 1936 in Dickson City, PA, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Mary Jeryga Szescila.
Toni was a graduate of Dickson City High School and had been employed at Super Market Service, Inc., Dunmore, PA, and retired after 33 years of dedicated service. She was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Archbald. After retirement, she enjoyed taking care of her home by involving herself in many home improvement projects.Toni was an animal lover, always willing to take care of those without a home. She enjoyed cooking for her family and watching TV cooking and game shows.
She is survived by a son: Thomas Ritko of Valley Green, PA; a grandson: Patrick Jeffers of Archbald, PA; a brother: Joseph Szescila of Archbald, PA.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter: Lori Ritko
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 411 Church Street, Archbald, PA. Interment followed at St Mary's Cemetery, Dickson City, PA.
Friends called Thursday, September 16, 2021 from 9:30 - 10:00 a.m. at the church.
Arrangements by Carmine J. & Louis C. Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Carbondale, PA.