Mary J. Ritter
1921 — 2012
Lathrup Village, Michigan — Mary J. Ritter (nee Coracy), 91, of Lathrup Village, died Nov. 30, 2012.
Mary’s first priority was her family and in her professional life she was a school librarian in the Detroit Public School system. She graduated Wayne State University in 1942, 1945 (BA, MA). Social activities included AAUW, where she was a 65-year member and an active worker in the annual book sale where thousands of dollars were raised for women’s scholarships. She was also involved in the Gourmet Foods group and active in an investment club, and the Cranbrook Writers Society. She was also a board member of the Metro Detroit Book and Author Society that raised thousands of dollars for local libraries. Her avocations included travel to five continents and spending summers in the ...