Kenneth P. Ritter Kenneth P. Ritter

Kenneth P. Ritter, 89, of Allentown, passed away Friday, February 2, 2018 in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of the late Harriet J. (Bleam) Ritter. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Ralph W. and Anna F. (Geiger) Ritter. He and his wife,Harriet of 62 years, opened Mr. Matt Tailor Shop in 1960, which they operated until their retirement to Florida in 1995. Both he and Harriet were chaperones for many of the stars with Dick Clark’s Bandstand brought to the Lehigh Valley by station WAEB with Gene Kaye’s Norte Dame and Castle Garden Bandstand. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.

Survivors: nieces and nephews.

Services: Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 am Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at St. Francis of Assisi Church 801 N. 11th St, Allentown, PA 18102. A calling hour will begin at 9:00 am in the church.

In lieu of flowers a donation in Kenneth’s memory may be made to the church.

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