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Dale E. "Hick" Ritschard

February 3, 1941 — October 20, 2022

Valley Forge, PA

Dale E. "Hick" Ritschard

Dale E. "Hick" Ritschard, Sr., 81, husband of Margaret (Gordon) Ritschard of Collegeville, PA passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at home surrounded by his family.

Born on February 3, 1941 in Valley Forge, PA he was the son of the late George and Ruth (Shrawder) Ritschard.

Dale was a Lineman for PECO for 35 years until retirement. He had many small business endeavors and was a skilled carpenter. He also enjoyed traveling with his wife and piloting small planes and helicopters.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by 3 children: Darlene wife of Joe Stimmler; Dale E. Ritschard, Jr. husband of Joanne Uleau; Wendy wife of Ronald C. Kohl, Jr.; 2 Grandchildren:  Lance E. Kohl and Melissa R. Kohl; Sister, Shirley Fogal; and many loving nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Graveside Service on Monday, October 24, 2022 at 1:00 pm in Valley Forge Baptist Cemetery, 1701 Valley Forge Rd, Valley Forge, PA 19481.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to American Stroke Association at

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Monday, October 24, 2022

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